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Directed by LIESL TOMMY
October 23-November 14, 2009
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street (at York Street)

In The News The Cast Creative Team

Set in 2003, Eclipsed unearths the wreckage of Liberia’s vicious civil war and celebrates women who navigate the most brutal of circumstances. The "wives" of a rebel commanding officer form a community in a hostile warzone. Their world is transformed by the arrival of two newcomers and the unceremonious return of a former "wife" turned rebel soldier. Each woman finds her own means of survival, but at what cost?

Eclipsed, a new play by Danai Gurira, the OBIE Award-winning co-author of In the Continuum, is a chilling, humanizing, and surprisingly funny portrait of transformation and renewal, directed by Liesl Tommy (Angela’s Mix Tape and The Good Negro).

Contains strong language. Please contact the box office at 203.432.1234 if you have further questions about the themes or content of this production.