Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage, tells the provocative story of Mlima, a majestic elephant trapped in the clandestine international ivory market. Beginning in a game park in Kenya and traveling around the world to a billionaire’s penthouse in the West, the play tracks the trajectory of Mlima’s tusks through real-life consequences of animal poaching. Mlima’s phantom follows close behind marking everyone involved as complicit in his demise.
“This production, directed by Reginald L. Douglas, is so vibrant and alive that I could easily fill in the visuals with my imagination. […] a remarkably multisensory experience. -Krista Garver, BroadwayWorld.
Mlima's Tale Renderings by Janice Rabian
Date(s) - Apr 12, 2021 - May 08, 2021