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    RUINED by Lynn Nottage

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    January 7-February 6, 2011

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    RUINED by Lynn Nottage

    Savvy business woman Mama Nadi knows how to survive in the midst of the Congo civil war: don't take sides. She sells beers and girls to any man who'll leave his gun at the door. The good-time atmosphere of the canteen and her sharp wits can't always protect her and her girls from the atrocities afflicted on them, but their courage, humor, and hope live on in this gripping drama.


    "Sincere, passionate, and courageous,...

    Savvy business woman Mama Nadi knows how to survive in the midst of the Congo civil war: don't take sides. She sells beers and girls to any man who'll leave his gun at the door. The good-time atmosphere of the canteen and her sharp wits can't always protect her and her girls from the atrocities afflicted on them, but their courage, humor, and hope live on in this gripping drama.


    "Sincere, passionate, and courageous, RUINED is a remarkable theatrical accomplishment." — Chicago Tribune

     

     

     

     


    Boston University Theatre, Mainstage

    264 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    $25-$89, $25 "35 Below" tickets for patrons 35 years and younger (valid I.D. required), $5 senior and military discounts, $10 Subscriber and B.U. Community discounts, $20 back row of the balcony (limited availability), $15 student rush seats (available two hours before curtain time for each performance)


    General Day and Time Info:

    Fri. 1/7 @ 8pm Sat. 1/8 @ 2pm & 8pm Sun. 1/9 @ 7pm Tues. 1/11 @ 7:30pm Wed. 1/12 @ 7:30pm - Opening Night Thurs. 1/13* @ 7:30pm Fri. 1/14 @ 8pm Sat. 1/15 @ 2pm & 8pm Sun. 1/16 @ 2pm Tues. 1/18 @ 7:30pm Wed. 1/19 @ 2pm & 7:30pm Thurs. 1/20* @ 7:30pm Fri. 1/21 @ 8pm Sat. 1/22 @ 2pm & 8pm Sun. 1/23* @ 2pm Tues. 1/25 @ 7:30pm Wed. 1/26 @ 7:30pm Thurs. 1/27 @ 7:30pm Fri. 1/28 @ 8pm Sat. 1/29 @ 2pm & 8pm Sun. 1/30 @ 2pm & 7pm Tues. 2/1 @ 7:30pm Wed. 2/2* @ 2pm & 7:30pm Thurs. 2/3 @ 7:30pm Fri. 2/4 @ 8pm Sat. 2/5 @ 2pm & 8pm Sun. 2/6 @ 2pm. *Related Special Event - FREE with the purchase of a ticket to any performance: Thurs. 1/13 - Out & About Club: G.L.B.T. audience members are invited to a post-show party at the theatre. Sun. 1/23 - Humanities Forum: A lively post-performance session on the historical and literary context of the show. Thurs. 1/20 & Wed. 2/2 - Actors Forum: Participating members of the cast take questions after the performance.


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    • Event Name: RUINED by Lynn Nottage
      4 out of 5 stars rating "Ruined - Outstanding!!!"
      Review posted by: The Baileys from Nashua, NH, Feb 01, 2011

      Gripping and emotional. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you will be moved.

    • Event Name: RUINED by Lynn Nottage
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Excellent production"
      Review posted by: JudyFL from Ashland, MA , Jan 31, 2011

      "Ruined" put you in the war-time Congo from the point of view of women. Although the storyline was depressing, the production was well done from costuming to music to choreography. Bostix tickets... Expand

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