Woza Afrika

Lincoln Center's 'Woza Afrika'

What happens when you run out of enemies? This plaintive question, uttered by one of the protean figures in the recent South African one-act White Men with Weapons, might have been the catalyst for the Woza Afrika! series presented at this summer’s Lincoln Center Festival. From an evocation of a mass hanging, to the pageantry of Zulu warriors, to a sketch of a Nike delivery truck hijacked with a banana, the images from these South...

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Celia Wren is Commonweal’s media and stage critic.