LaFran Entertainment Presents: "WAKING KYA" The Stage Play at FAU - University Theater
Inspired by shockingly true stories of the Sierra Leone Civil War, the emotionally riveting production will come to Boca Raton.
By: LaFran Entertainment, LLC
Delivering the universal themes of heartache, healing, and hope above all, "Waking Kya," written by Siobhan Fitzpatrick, is the reflective journey of two sisters living in a Liberian refugee camp, each coping from the traumas of war.
WHAT: Inspired by shockingly real stories of the Sierra Leone Civil War, the emotionally riveting production will come to Boca Raton this weekend.
The international ensemble features actors, dancers, and singers hailing from the likes of Haiti, Jamaica, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, West Africa, and North America, merging an eclectic mix of African sound and movement, as well as interpretations of social injustice.
WHEN: Show Times: Saturday 3/7/2020 at 7 pm; Sunday 3/8/2020 at 2 pm and 7 pm.
WHERE: FAU - University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
WHY: In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
"Today, "Waking Kya" is still (unfortunately)
"It's more than a story of survival; it is a story about how, as females, we can help lift each other out of the darkness. Because we are inherent caregivers, we women know how to use our pain as a vehicle to help others, and that is something truly extraordinary and beautiful," said show director Sonia Artwell.
HOW: Tickets for the show can be purchased online at www.wakingkya.com and https://lafran-
ABOUT LAFRAN ENTERTAINMENT:
Founded in 2006 by Sonia Artwell, LaFran Entertainment is a diversified entertainment company focused on bridging the gaps between culture and the arts.
"Our Mission is to transform the expression of life through art, via dance, theatre, cinematography, television, music, visual and fine arts. With an emphasis on diversity and multicultural awareness, we encourage dreams, and instill hope in those that encounter the "LaFran Experience".
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