Katori Hall’s Our Lady of Kibeho Begins Performances Off-Broadway


first_img Our Lady of Kibeho Show Closed This production ended its run on Dec. 14, 2014 The cast will also include Jade Eshete, Danaya Esperanza, Niles Fitch, Kambi Gathesha, Brent Jennings, Joaquina Kalukango, Mandi Masden, Owiso Odera, Nneka Okafor, Stacey Sargeant, T. Ryder Smith, Irungu Mutu, Angel Uwamahoro and Bowman Wright. The world premiere of Katori Hall’s Our Lady of Kibeho begins previews off-Broadway on October 28. Directed by Michael Greif and starring Starla Benford, the production will run through December 7 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Opening night is scheduled for November 16. Related Shows Our Lady of Kibeho is based on real events. Set in 1981, a village girl in Rwanda claims to see the Virgin Mary. Ostracized by her schoolmates and labeled disturbed, everyone refuses to believe, until the impossible starts happening again and again. Skepticism gives way to fear, faith, and fate, causing upheaval in the school community and beyond. View Commentslast_img