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Mlima’s Tale
Feb 15
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Theatre & Performing Arts

Mlima’s Tale


Griffin Theatre Company presents the Midwest premiere of Lynn Nottage’s drama Mlima’s Tale directed by Jerrell L. Henderson.

Taking us on a journey from the heart of Africa and around the world, Mlima’s Tale is the story of Mlima, a magnificent elephant trapped in the clandestine international ivory market. Following a trail of greed and desire as old as trade itself, Mlima leads us through memory and fear, history and tradition, want and need, and reveals the surprising and complicated deals that connect us all. Nottage, who won the Pultizer Prize for her plays Ruined and Sweat, brings us a powerful story that makes us question whether unconditional virtue is nonexistent within the international system of economic power, culture and politics.


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