“Oroonoko wounds its watchers beautifully…” – Variety

The second production of our season, Oroonoko, has opened at The Duke on 42nd Street.  Nigerian-born writer Biyi Bandale’s adaptation of the groundbreaking 1688 novella is a tragic love story of a prince’s journey from kingship to slavery, told through “lyrical, imagistic writing” (The New York Times) and “stirring Yoruba dances and chants” (The New York Sun).

Oroonoko plays at The Duke on 42nd Street though March 9th. For tickets and  information, visit http://duke.new42.org or call Ticket Services at (646) 223-3010.


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