Volcano's Birthright{s}

Dixon Place
161 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Written & Performed by Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene. Directed by Ni'Ja Whitson. In the face of genocide and war, this Nigerian dyke poet's multi-media one woman show asks of itself and the world: are poems enough? A one-woman, multi-media theatrical production that fuses poetry, choreography, film and music. This Nigerian dyke poet and daughter of immigrants illuminates her experience of love and heartache, art and activism, culture and roots. Fly spits raw poetry and unleashes uncensored monologue at once seething with rage, deeply humorous and intensely loving…In the face of genocide and war, this work asks of itself and the world: are poems enough?

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