Get “Ruined”

Go behind the scenes of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-prize winning play.
Ruined, photo by Ann Marsden

Photo by Ann Marsden

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.


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