Miracle in Rwanda (3 stars)

This article is from 2007.

Aftermath of genocide

The 1994 genocide, which resulted in the deaths of almost one million people in only 100 days, forms the backdrop to the powerful and uplifting tale of Immaculee Ilibagiza’s survival. Forced to hide in a tiny toilet for three months with seven other Tutsis in order to escape torture and death at the hands of the Hutu militia, Leslie Lewis Sword inhabits the character of Immaculee (and every other character) in this slightly one-dimensional but nevertheless entrancing, one-woman show. (David Laing) Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 27 Aug (not 20), 3pm, £8–£9 (£7–£8).

Miracle in Rwanda

  • 3 stars

The powerful tale of one woman's survival during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. An entrancing if slightly one-dimensional one-woman show. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

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