The Convert

Feb. 11—March 10 $45–$67.50
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
641 D St. NW, Washington, DC
Map
(202) 393-3939
Barefoot, barebreasted and barely able to contain her enthusiasm for a life unfettered by African tradition, the title character of Danai Gurira seems a kind of avatar for both the nation, and the play that contains her. The year is 1895 and Jekesai is an innocent child of what will someday be Zimbabwean soil in a drama that aims to tell the story of colonialism from the point of view of the colonized. Vividly specific performances duel with plot twists that take the story into a broader social realm, blunting the force of a hugely ambitious drama. (BM)

Upcoming at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

Browse controls

Browsing: all kinds of events - anytime - Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Theater
April 1—April 20
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$35–$62.50
Theater
June 2—June 29
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$35–$52.50

Looking for more? Try broadening your search using the controls on the left.

Questions or comments? Write to listings@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Submit events to our calendar for publication online and in print by emailing listings@washingtoncitypaper.com
...