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Staff PickHer Portmanteau (Feb 15-Mar 31)

February 15 - March 31

| $ - Tickets start at just $15
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From an extraordinary new voice in American theater comes this taut and achingly poignant drama exploring the multigenerational bonds of a Nigerian family living in the United States.

Traveling from Lagos to visit her mother and American-born sister for the first time in two decades, thirtysomething Iniabasi arrives to a snowy landscape, and even chillier truths inside a small Manhattan apartment. As Nigerian traditions clash with American realities, the family is forced to confront its literal and emotional baggage and its painful legacies across language, continents, and cultures.

Playwright Mfoniso Udofia, a graduate of A.C.T.’s M.F.A. Program, won acclaim in New York—now A.C.T. joins with Magic Theatre, to each present one, independent chapter from Udofia’s sweeping nine-part saga about a family of Nigerian immigrants and their American-born children. Pulsing with humor and heartache, this tender and hopeful window into an evolving family is “a reminder that most Americans share a common origin story” (The New York Times).

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Details

Start:
February 15, 2019
End:
March 31, 2019
Cost:
$ - Tickets start at just $15
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2T5TkQo

Venue

A.C.T.'s Strand Theater
1127 Market Street, San Francisco, CA United States
Website:
http://bit.ly/2XwZoVC

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