Onions Make Us Cry (Theater)

Directed by Zainabu Jallo
Nigeria, 2016, 50 min.

A poetic window into the complexity and repercussions of domestic abuse in Nigeria and around the world.

Staged reading on script in partnership with Boom Arts Global Voices Lab

Preceded by the short film Got Flowers Today (Nigeria). Followed by talk back.

About the Playwright: Zainabu Jallo’s Onions Make Us Cry was first drafted at The Royal Court Theatre London in August 2008, where she was a part of a residency for international playwrights. She was offered a literary fellowship at the Global Arts Village, New Delhi where Onions Make Us Cry was first presented. Zainabu holds a B.A in Theatre & Communications from the University of Jos Nigeria and an M.A in World Literature from the University of Bern, Switzerland.


Saturday, February 11th 2017 | 4:00pm
PCC Cascade

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