WAAFRIKA 123

Presented by 20% Theatre Company

Minnsky Theatre

1517 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55413

$5-$25

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135 minutes

With intermission

Past performances

Friday, November 2 7:30 pm
  • Pay what you can night
Saturday, November 3 7:30 pm
  • Pay what you can night
Sunday, November 4 2:00 pm
  • ASL interpreted
  • Pay what you can night
Thursday, November 8 7:30 pm
  • Pay what you can night
Friday, November 9 7:30 pm
  • ASL interpreted
  • Pay what you can night
Saturday, November 10 7:30 pm
  • Pay what you can night
Sunday, November 11 2:00 pm
  • Pay what you can night
 
Drama Minnesota premiere

WAAFRIKA 123

November 2-11, 2018 at Minnsky Theatre

Written by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko
Directed by Lisa Marie Brimmer

1992. A rural village outside Nairobi, Kenya, on the eve of the countrys first democratic elections, and everyone is brewing with expression. There, although lesbians and transgender people dont exist in Kenya, two queers fall in love: Awino, from the Luo tribe, and Bobby, an American development worker.

PERFORMANCES
Friday, November 2 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 3 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm - ASL/Deaf Interpreted & Post-Show Discussion
Thursday, November 8 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 9 at 7:30pm - ASL/Deaf Interpreted & Post-Show Discussion
Saturday, November 10 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 11 at 2:00pm

"Waafrika 123, skillfully crafted and chillingly paced, may be the first play addressing FGM together with issues related to transgender and lesbian love. It amplifies our understanding and opens our hearts.   Dr. Dagmar Schultz, producer and director of "Audre Lorde  The Berlin Years: 1984 -1992"

Featuring Dua Saleh, Antonio Banks, Brenda Bell Brown, Marcela Michelle Mobama, Shenique Emelife, Briana Patnode, Ayesha Adu & Wolf Valencia

Production Team:  Julia Nekessa Opoti, Keila Saucedo, Constance Brevell, Madeline Achen, Marcela Michelle Mobama, Courtney Schmitz & Christy Johnson.

ASL/Deaf Interpreter Team 11/4 & 11/9: Canae Weiss, Hunta Williams, Janine Schug & Charlette Reiner