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PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016: Lara Foot – Fishers of Hope

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Start:
Apr 29, 2016
End:
Apr 29, 2016
Venue:
Dixon Place
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Shaun Oelf, Mncedisi Shabangu in Fishers of Hope. Photo by Oscar 'O Ryan

Shaun Oelf, Mncedisi Shabangu in Fishers of Hope. Photo by Oscar ‘O Ryan

Friday, April 29
5:00pm | Dixon Place
(161A Chrystie St. NYC. Subway: Grand Street, B/D)

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served.

Fishers of Hope
Written and directed by Lara Foot (South Africa)

Known for her award-winning plays that tackle social issues, Foot’s play explores the theme of hope: its essence, values, meaning, impressions, longevity and even possible demise, examining the prospects of hope and livelihood within the African continent. Followed by a conversation with Lara Foot and Christopher Hibma.

Photo courtesy of Rolex

Photo courtesy of Rolex

Lara Foot is Artistic Director and CEO of the Baxter Theatre Centre and has won a bevy of South African theatre accolades. Foot has put most of her energy into helping other playwrights and theatre-makers realize their work, and she has nurtured several dozen new South African plays to their first staging. This includes producing the international hit Mies Julie written and directed by Yael Farber.

 

Learn more about The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival.

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