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MLIMA'S TALE
by Lynn Nottage
directed by Mark Lamos

October 1 – 19, 2019

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Ruined and Sweat.

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.

Playwright Lynn Nottage recently made the list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People 2019.

“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)


PRODUCTION SPONSORS
Czekaj Artistic Productions
Barbara and John Samuelson

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit arts.gov.