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The Convert

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
$25 – $30

A powerful play exploring British colonialism in southern Africa and the use of Christianity for cultural disruption. Set in 1896 Rhodesia, a young girl whose father has passed away is to be traded, by her uncle, to an older man with ten wives in exchange for a number of goats. She escapes this forced marriage by taking refuge in the home of an African teacher in the Catholic church. In exchange, she is given a new name, forbidden to practice her traditional beliefs, required to wear clothing of the colonizers, and, eventually, is cut off from her family to prove …

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