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The Book of Life

Presented by Volcano Theatre and ArtsEmerson at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston MA

Oct 18 - 22 2023
The Book of Life

Hope, harmony, and a vision of peace from Rwandan voices.

In 2019, a group of Rwandan and Canadian artists came together in Kigali to develop a show about recovery from trauma. Combining original music from Ingoma Nshya—Rwanda’s first ever women’s drumming group—an extraordinary collection of letters written by ordinary Rwandans, the wisdom of Kiki Katese, and a story about talking animals, the profound result is called The Book of Life.

As Kiki Katese explains: “We still have the possibility of undoing the genocide in some small way, to ... view more »


Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Contact: (617) 824-8400


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Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

219 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No