The second production of our season, Oroonoko, has opened at The Duke on 42nd Street.√Ç¬† Nigerian-born writer Biyi Bandale√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s adaptation of the groundbreaking 1688 novella is a tragic love story of a prince√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s journey from kingship to slavery, told through √¢‚Ç¨≈ìlyrical, imagistic writing√¢‚Ç¨¬ù (The New York Times) and √¢‚Ç¨≈ìstirring Yoruba dances and chants√¢‚Ç¨¬ù (The New York Sun).
Oroonoko plays at The Duke on 42nd Street though March 9th. For tickets and√Ç¬† information, visit http://duke.new42.org or call Ticket Services at (646) 223-3010.
Posted on February 18, 2008 at 7:50 pm
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