A wedding almost always involves some kind of culture clash. Church ceremony or civil? To bridesmaid or not to bridesmaid? By the end of this engrossing comedy-drama, which opened on Thursday at Playwrights Horizons , deep fissures within the family have been exposed, fresh wounds are rubbed raw and long-buried secrets are unearthed. Gurira, an excellent actor as well as a playwright, is having a remarkable season on New York stages. A dollar for anyone who can name the first such production staffed exclusively by white men.
Donald and Marvelous Chinyaramwira Harold Surratt and Tamara Tunie are the kind of people even the most rabid foes of immigration might point to with satisfaction as living proof that achieving the American dream is not the exclusive privilege of those born here. Marvelous is a biochemist; Donald a partner in a law firm.
The measure of their success can be easily gleaned from the traditional furnishings displayed on the handsome set by Clint Ramos. Their comfort with our native customs is indicated by the comfy armchair squarely facing the flat-screen television in the living room, into which Donald settles to watch a college football game. Danai Gurira Playwright is an award-winning playwright and actress.
Callaway Award. Born in the U. She is also the founder of LOGpledge.
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He has also worked with Ringling Bros. Somi Composer , an acclaimed vocalist and composer, was born in Illinois to immigrants from Uganda and Rwanda. She is known for her wide-ranging vocal technique, her original blend of modern jazz and African musics, and the innate poetry of her songwriting that often gives voice to issues of social justice, transnationalism, womanhood, and global constructions of Blackness.
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She is currently touring internationally with her band, and last year she premiered her modern-jazz play about the legendary singer-activist Miriam Makeba. In her heart of hearts, she is an East African Midwestern girl who loves family, poetry, and freedom.
Rufaro Gwarada Cultural Consultant is a diaspora African committed to migrant rights, gender justice, and the advancement of African-led solutions for Africans. Gwarada co-founded ThriveAfrica. She previously was content developer and editor of Africa Speaks 4 Africa, an online magazine that lifts up and advances African perspectives on key cultural, socioeconomic, and political issues. Gwarada is also a writer whose fiction, poetry, and commentary investigate gender, power, and familial dynamics inspired by her homeland, Zimbabwe.
Acting Conservatory. Her Broadway credits include In the Heights. She will also talk about the work of a cultural consultant in the theatre and the rehearsal process for the play. Wine and a taste of East African food provided.
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