The play shows one girl's battle to survive amongst the chaos and horror of the Liberian Civil War which saw 200,000 deaths and over 1 million dispersed into refugee camps. It is an innovative and immersive production as the audience are directed by the actors throughout the performance.
Diana Nneka Atuona’s impressive play, about a teenage girl forced into fighting for Charles Taylor’s cause, opens our eyes to Liberia’s past.Michael Billington
The Guardian Full Review
A devastating, freshly-angled indictment of misogyny.Paul Taylor
Despite its brutal subject matter, this play about the child soldiers of the Liberian Civil War reminds us of the human capacity for hope.Ben Lawrence
A harrowing descent into war.Ben Brantley
The New York Times