We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915

Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Directed by Erin Kraft (assisted by Daniella A. Mazzio & Emily Remsen)

Assistant Dramaturgy by J. Hampton Cade

The Theatre School at DePaul University

February 8 – 19, 2017

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An ensemble of eager, well-meaning young actors devises a play about a nearly forgotten African genocide. When their artistic director suggests they should not read the German letters that make up the core of their presentation, the group must come to terms with the fact that they can’t tell a new story until they have unearthed the original one.

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