Archive | October 2016

Archive | October 2016

Directing Ruined

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Directing Ruined

Directing Ruined Harare, October 31st 2016   Reading “Ruined” by Lynn Nottage for the first time, was like a slap on the face. A slap I probably needed. The play, with its powerful yet flawed characters, shook me out of my complacency and shocked me with its brutal portrayal of the effects of war on women and society as a whole. I was challenged as an actress/playwright by the importance of telling pertinent stories from Africa, particularly stories that show how women and girls become so vulnerable in wars. When one member of a...

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