About Mlima's Tale
This season, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage returns to The Public with a new drama as moving and incisive as her Broadway debut play "Sweat", heralded by The New York Times as a "vital contribution to contemporary drama."
Taking us on a journey that starts in a game park in Kenya and goes around the world, "Mlima's Tale" is the story of Mlima, a magnificent elephant trapped in the clandestine international ivory market. Following a trail of greed and desire as old as trade itself, Mlima leads us through memory and fear, history and tradition, and want and need.
Obie Award winner Jo Bonney ("Father Comes Home from the Wars") directs this poignant new play that reveals the surprising and complicated deals that connect us all.
The complete cast features features Ito Aghayere ("Junk"), Jojo Gonzalez ("Richard III"), Kevin Mambo ("The Fortress of Solitude"), and Sahr Ngaujah ("Fela!").
90 minutes, no intermission
425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Conceived nearly 60 years ago as one of the nation's first nonprofit theaters, The Public has served as a model, both in terms of mission and programming, for nonprofit theaters that have blossomed throughout the country since that time. The Public engages one of the largest and most diverse audiences in New York City in a variety of venues—including the Delacorte Theater; its landmark downtown home, which houses five theaters and Joe's Pub; and the Mobile Shakespeare Unit, which tours Shakespearean productions for underserved audiences throughout New York City's five boroughs.
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Every performance day, on a first-come, first-served basis, a limited number of $20 mobile Rush tickets for "Mlima's Tale" will be made available. To unlock this feature, The Public Theater simply requests that you spread the word on social media through the TodayTix app.Learn more.
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