Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Ruined, tells the story of a Mama Nadi, a brothel owner in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mixed Blood Theatre director Aditi Kapil explains the nuanced emotional terrain of this epic tale. If you can't find Ruined at a playhouse near you, stay tuned–Nottage is currently working on a screenplay adaption.
People We Love: More people making change.
A Powerful Voice for Peace: Leymah Gbowee's commitment to nonviolent resistance helped stop the Liberian civil war. She now helps other women promote peace throughout Africa.
More articles, videos, and photo essays from What Happy Families Know, the Winter 2011 issue of YES! Magazine.
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