Suzan-Lori Parks’ post-modern re-envisioning of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter addresses the theme of destiny, the tragedy of poverty, and the societal need for compassion in a provocative in-your-face production
THE DANGEROUS HOUSE OF PRETTY MBANE (InterAct): Western sympathies come up against African cruelties
Jen Silverman’s play tells the story of a young woman who has moved to London to escape the dangers of being a lesbian in South Africa.
A thrilling, thought-provoking, wonderfully heart-wrenching play now receiving its world premiere by InterAct Theatre Company.
Drury’s funny, traumatic, inventive and timely play will stab at you, personally, at least once. She asks whether it is important that a story be told, or if it is more important that it be told in a certain way. She uses the events in Namibia to illustrate the cracks in our own culture, the divides caused by racial issues even among a group of people who would probably all vote for the same candidate..