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The show features 10 of Nigeria's top actresses performing monologues and songs that address the trials the country’s women endure.
Producer, director, performer, writer, architect. Over the past two decades, Ifeoma Fafunwa has worn many hats searching for the ideal vehicle with which to marry her art with her deep concerns for the world.
Writer and activist Eve Ensler, who is best known for her play “The Vagina Monologues,” went to the Congo to help women victims of violence, and while there learned she had uterine cancer. She recounts her experience in her book “In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection.”
Musician, lyricist and entrepreneur Sage Francis draws from his experiences in everyday life to create snapshots through both song and storytelling.
The Hypocrites are back. Now they’re weighing anchor with the last of the three most popular G&S operettas, the nautical parody “H.M.S. Pinafore,” trading in those smart British Navy uniforms for multicolored pajamas and fuzzy slippers.
They’re back! That wacky and delightful crew out of Chicago– The Hypocrites cap their Gilbert and Sullivan trilogy with a transgendered H.M.S. Pinafore, where Li’l Buttercup (Matt Kahler) happens to be a brawny baritone, still shyly in love with Captain Cat Coran (Emily Casey).
The White Rhino Report: The Hypocrites Sail Back Into Harvard Square Aboard The "H.M.S. Pinafore" - A Fun Pajama Party! (March 10, 2016)
Under the Direction of Saugus native Sean Graney, the Hypocrites have embedded their daring DNA into the usually button-ed-up Gilbert & Sullivan oeuvre, This is not your grandfather's D'Oyly Carte production of "H.M.S. Pinafore."
Never mind the why and wherefore, love can level ranks and therefore you ought to get to Oberon where ART is presenting the Hypocrites' production of “H.M.S. Pinafore” (“or the Lass That Loved a Sailor”) for their third visit.
Get ready for some nautical japes: Chicago-based acting company The Hypocrites return to Oberon, the American Repertory Theater’s second space (through March 20), with another of their remixed, amped-up Gilbert and Sullivan productions.
A versatile player, the Georgetown grad has spread social awareness (her YouTube short “Black Girl Yoga”), written and performed her own one-woman memoir about mental health (“Fufu and Oreos”) and will now make her theatrical singing debut in this show directed by Company One co-founder, Shawn LaCount.