Set in the civil war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Ruined tells the story of businesswoman Mama Nadi and her struggle for survival. The work has garnered critical acclaim for both its fall 2008 Chicago premiere and its current run at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
"Ruined is powerful and relevant," says Kemp. "We hope this performance will spur dialogue about some of the issues-such as war crimes, empowerment, and human rights-the play addresses."
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Last Updated: 2/26/09