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A Human Being Died That Night

EgoPo’s mainstage season kicks off with this searing account of the atrocities committed by the South African police forces under apartheid. This heart-rending play is adapted from the award-winning 2003 book by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist who served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Set in Pretoria Central Prison, the author is assigned to report on ex-officer Eugene de Kock, nicknamed Prime Evil. Pumla and Eugene are both forced to confront their understanding of humanity and the limits of forgiveness.

Note: Contains graphic descriptions of violence.

Playwright

Nicholas Wright

Book

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Director

Steven Wright

Categories

Drama
Closing Soon
Oct 24 - Nov 11, 2018
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From $25

Box Office

267.273.1414

Venue

Latvian Society
531 N. 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
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