Student Production

Butler Theatre: We Are Proud to Present

October 6 - 10, 2021

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT
A PRESENTATION ABOUT THE HERERO OF NAMIBIA,
FORMERLY KNOWN AS SOUTH WEST AFRICA,
FROM THE GERMAN SUDWESTAFRIKA,
BETWEEN THE YEARS
1884-1915

By Jackie Sibblies Drury
Directed by JCA Signature Series Artist
& Butler Theatre Alum Mikael Burke

A group of idealistic actors—three black and three white—rehearse a presentation on the first genocide of the 20th century. As they delve deeper into this little-known story, the limits of empathy are put to the test as their own stories, assumptions, and prejudices enter the room. But when the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, what seemed a faraway place and time comes all too close to home.

Stick around after the October 8 performance for a special live Q&A with playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury!

This production will feature ONE livestream during the October 8 performance. This livestream will NOT be available after the fact for on-demand viewing.

 

Masks are required to be worn by all patrons while in the venue.