Children of Killers OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS

  • NY TIMES

  • DAILY NEWS

  • NY POST

Opening Night:
September 21, 2012
Closing:
October 28, 2012

Theater: Castillo Theatre / 543 W 42nd St, New York, NY, 10036

Synopsis: 

Set 15 years after the Rwandan genocide, Children of Killers follows a group of teenage friends as many of their fathers are being released from prison where they have been serving time for their roles in the mass killings of their Tutsi neighbors. How are these innocents -- young people who don't even remember their fathers -- going to live with their brutal legacy?

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  • NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Children of Killers

    The Genocide Is Past, the Lessons Are Not

    Charles Isherwood

    October 3, 2012: The teenage boys bouncing around the stage with a soccer ball could be from almost any American town. Wearing shorts and T-shirts — one has a flashy purple Kobe Bryant jersey — they burn with the energy of youth and trade talk of Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

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  • NEW YORK DAILY NEWS REVIEW OF Children of Killers

    "Children Of Killers"

    Joe Dziemianowicz

    October 24, 2012: Meantime, at the Castillo Theatre, “Children of Killers” by Katori Hall (“The Mountaintop”) tells another post-genocidal story — this one set in Rwanda.

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  • NEW YORK POST REVIEW OF Children of Killers

    Powerful Echoes Of Genocide

    Frank Scheck

    October 24, 2012: The raucous teenagers onstage seem perfectly normal at first. They’re playing an exuberant game of soccer, laughing and joking and at one point stopping to dance to a Beyoncé song. One is even wearing a Lakers jersey.

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