Runs from Wednesday January 24 2018 to Saturday February 17 2018

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Pacific Theatre
1440 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver BC V6H 1M8

Performance Notes

× Mama Nadi’s bar both protects and profits off the bodies of the women who have become casualties of a long and brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She ensures survival by catering to both sides of the conflict, but how long can she keep the war outside her walls?

“Nottage is one of our finest playwrights, a smart, empathetic and daring storyteller who tells a story an audience won’t expect.” – Time Out New York


ADVISORY: Very strong language, violence, sexual violence.

Directed by Angela Konrad. Featuring Tom Pickett, Mariam Barry, Rachel Mutombo, Damon Calderwood, Shayna Jones, Mikaela Fuqua, Makambe K. Simamba, Adrian Neblett, Donald Sales, Michael Kiapway, and Agape Mngomezulu.

Assistant Direction by Jessica Garden. Musical Director Mikaela Fuqua. Music, Choreography, Creative Consultation by Jacky Yenga/Essombe (Cast Elder). Set and Props Design by Carolyn Rapanos. Costume Design by Megan Gilron. Lighting Design by Jillian White. Sound Design by Corina Akeson. Fight Direction by Ryan McNeill Bolton and Mike Kovac. Props Assistant Jennifer Jantsch. Stage Management by Samantha Pawliuk. Rehearsal Assistant Stage Management by Mariam Barry. Run Assistant Stage Management by Jenessa Galbraith.

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