Full casting announced for Our Lady Of Kibeho
| By Jade Ali
Marking 25 years since the Rwandan genocide, this co-production from Theatre Royal Stratford East with Royal & Derngate, Northampton, will make its London premiere following James Dacre’s critically acclaimed production earlier this year. This powerful drama is set to have critics and audiences alike raving and no doubt tickets for Our Lady of Kibeho will be in high demand so secure yours with us today.
Before London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East opens its doors for this spectacular show, they have announced the full casting, including those who will be reprising their roles from the Royal & Derngate production.
Our Lady Of Kibeho’s full casting
Reprising their roles in the London production will be Michelle Asante as Sister Evangelique, Michael Blackburn as Evas, Pepter Lunkuse as Marie-Claire Mukangango, Michael Mears as Father Flavia, Rima Nsubuga as Vestine, Ery Nzaramba as Father Tuyishime, Ewart James Walters as Nkango Mukamazimpaka and Leo Wringer as Bishop Gahamanyi.
Also joining the cast will be Aretha Ayeh as Immaculee, Pérola Congo as Therese, Taz Munya as Alphonsine, Liyah Summers as Anathalie and Mitchell Zhangazha as Emmanuel.
What is Our Lady Of Kibeho about?
Set in Rwanda at Kibeho College in 1981, when a young girl claims to have been warned of the unimaginable from a vision of the Virgin Mary. She warns her friends of the supposed hell on Earth that is set to come but none of them heeds her warning. Her friends ignore her, and her school even scolds her, that is until another student claims to have seen the same vision. And then another. Suddenly the impossible seems to be true.
From the writer of Tina: The Musical, Katori Hall’s Our Lady Of Kibeho gives us an insight into the real-life events that had once gripped the world. This vividly theatrical meditation on faith and miracles brings together Hall and director Dacre together again after their collaboration on the Olivier Award-winning play The Mountaintop.
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