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Three Sisters


By Inua Ellams
AFTER CHEKHOV
Directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu

A Co-Production with Obsidian Theatre

Approx. Runtime: 3h20mins (including one intermission)

On stage Feb 29 to March 17
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Three Sisters

A year has passed since their father died but the three sisters – Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo – are still grappling with his loss. What’s more, they’re stuck in a small village in Owerri, Nigeria and are longing to return to the cosmopolitan city of their birth, Lagos. What they don’t know is that the Biafran Civil War is about to erupt and change their lives and their country. Chekhov’s classic play is reimagined to explore the devastation of colonialism and a fight for emancipation through the lens of a family and love.  

Canadian Premiere

Exuberant - A real crowd pleaser 

- Sunday Times

Startingly Vivid

- The Guardian

Inua Ellams is one of our most exciting playwrights

- Daily Telegraph

Enlightening and Heartbreaking 

- Broadway World

Revelatory 

- Financial Times

 

 



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