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Nelson Mandela at 100


Nelson Mandela at 100 will feature readings from The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela and reflections celebrating Nelson Mandela’s centennial birthday. With music from The New York African Chorus Ensemble, appearances by Ishmael Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier), Amina J. Mohammed(Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations), Darnell L. Moore (No Ashes in the Fire), Richard Stengel (Mandela's Way), and Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed), and readings from Atandwa Kani (Black Panther), Condola Rashad (Billions), Hisham Tawfiq (The Blacklist), John Douglas Thompson (Carousel), and Rita Wolf (An Ordinary Muslim).

Co-presented with PEN America and Liveright. In collaboration with The New York Times.


Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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