Mlima’s Tale is a powerful, theatrical fable about a magnificent and beloved Kenyan elephant named Mlima hunted for his coveted ivory tusks. As traffickers maneuver the illicit ivory market, the animal’s invincible spirit follows their path of desire, greed, crime, and corruption.
by Lynn Nottage
directed by Mark Lamos
October 1 – 19, 2019
From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Ruined and Sweat.
“A riveting, haunting piece of theatre.”
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Tickets starting at $30
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Based on the article “The Ivory Highway” by Damon Tabor
Originally developed and produced by
The Public Theater
(Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)
Czekaj Artistic Productions
Barbara and John Samuelson
This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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