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iPhoto caption: Headshot by Dahlia Katz, background courtesy of Soulpepper Theatre

Soulpepper digs into Nigerian history with Canadian premiere of Inua Ellams’ Three Sisters

“I started to wonder what it is that I'm interested in saying. How do I see the world? What is my voice for? And the first thing that came to mind was African stories,” says actor Amaka Umeh.

By Fiona Raye Clarke / Feb 29, 2024
iPhoto caption: Photo by Dahlia Katz

REVIEW: Sizwe Banzi is Dead at Soulpepper

In a blisteringly energetic performance, Amaka Umeh owns the stage as photographer Styles, holding court while speaking directly to the audience and telling us to “enjoy the vibes” on entry.

By Ilana Lucas / Jun 13, 2023

Truth, Survival & Creation: In Conversation with Sizwe Banzi is Dead ’s Amaka Umeh and Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu

“I was thinking about which histories we actively remember, we choose to remember, and which ones we choose to forget and how important that is.”

By Amira Benjamin / Jun 2, 2023

REVIEW: Post-Democracy at Tarragon Theatre

Hannah Moscovitch has returned to Tarragon. Order is restored in Canadian theatre.

By Aisling Murphy / Nov 28, 2022