We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 (2013)

Scenic Design
John Iacovelli
Lighting Design
Michael Gend
Michele Dunn
Sound Design
John Zalewski
Chuck Olsen
Assistant Director
Dash Arnott
Production Stage Manager
Gil Tordjman
Associate Producer
Allain Rochel

Joseph Stern, Producer

by Jackie Sibblies Drury
directed by Jillian Armenante

Previews May 30 - June 7
Performances June 8 - August 11

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or call 323.960.7724
Tickets: $30

When a group of actors gathers to give a presentation on a distant genocide, they struggle with stereotype, fear, and their own personal histories, uncovering the potential for brutality in all of us.

Daniel Bess
Julanne Chidi Hill
Joe Holt
Phil LaMarr
Rebecca Mozo
John Sloan


"Matrix Theatre Company Explores Little Known African Genocide"
-Deborah Behrens, L.A. Stage Times

(Click on the links to read the full reviews):

"Witty, thrilling theatre! A dazzling tour de force of brilliant writing,
acting and direction... frequently hilarious!" -Terry Morgan, LAist

"PICK OF THE WEEK! A stunning work of ferociously
creative stagecraft!" -Paul Birchall, L.A. Weekly

"If you revel in fine actors' pushing the envelope of what performance can do...
 this unforgettable work is the production of the summer!" -Bob Verini, Arts in L.A.

"Spry, refreshing, impressive" -Charles McNulty, L.A. Times

"Thoroughly exciting! An amazing theatrical journey!"
-Dale Reyolds, Stage Happenings

"Intriguing, passionate, and undeniably intelligent.
I heartily recommend this play." -Ernest Kearney, Working Author

"This play should be seen, heard and inwardly digested by every sentient human being."
-Madeleine Shaner, Park LaBrea News / Beverly Press

- WINNER, 2014 L.A. Weekly Award:
Best Production
Set Design - John Iacovelli
Supporting Female Performance - Julanne Chidi Hill
Best Supporting Actor - Phil LaMarr

- WINNER, 2014 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards:
Best Ensemble