And Then She Said: 5 Novels Re-Imagined, Apr. 14 2016 @ Goethe Institut Auditorium
Five Novels. Five Women. Five Stories. Experience African literature in a totally new way through an intimate re-imagining of five acclaimed novels, performed for the stage. The women grapple with questions of race, sexuality, patriarchy, friendship, love, loneliness and much more.
– So Long a Letter, 1980: by Mariama Ba, re-imagined by Sitawa Namwalie
– Coming to Birth, 1986: by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye, re-imagine by Mumbi Kaigwa
– The Orchard of Lost Souls, 2013: by Nadifa Mohamed, re-imagined by Raya Wambui
– Maid in SA: 30 Ways to leave your Madam, 2013: by Zukiswa Wanner, re-imagined by Patricia Kihoro
– The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, 2014: by Lola Shoneyin, re-imagined by Maimouna Jallow
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