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Mfoniso Udofia's Her Portmanteau Begins Performances at A.C.T. Tonight

Victor Malana Maog directs this new production starring Aneisa J. Hicks, Kimberly Scott, and Eunice Woods.

Mfoniso Udofia's Her Portmanteau will begin performances tonight at American Conservatory Theater.
(photo provided by Charles Zukow Associates)

American Conservatory Theater's new production of Mfoniso Udofia's Her Portmanteau will begin performances tonight for a run through March 31 at the Strand Theater.

The play is described as follows: "Traveling from Lagos to visit her mother Abasiama and American-born sister Adiaha for the first time in two decades, thirtysomething Iniabasi arrives to a snowy landscape and even chillier truths inside a small Manhattan apartment. As Nigerian traditions clash with American realities, the family is forced to confront its literal and emotional baggage and its painful legacies across language, continents, and cultures."

Victor Malana Maog will direct a cast that includes Aneisa J. Hicks (Adiaha), Kimberly Scott (Abasiama), and Eunice Woods (Iniabasi). The creative team will include David Israel Reynoso (scenic designer), Sarita Fellows (costume designer), Yael Lubetzky (lighting designer), and Jake Rodriguez (sound designer).