PHOTO CALL: Let the Truth Be Told as Lincoln Center Production Opens

News   PHOTO CALL: Let the Truth Be Told as Lincoln Center Production Opens South African playwright-performer John Kani, a Tony-winner for Sizwe Banzi Is Dead and The Island, began performances of his new play Nothing But the Truth at Lincoln Center's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre on Dec. 7.
John Kani and Cherry Jones
John Kani and Cherry Jones

Kani, a frequent peformer in his native country as well as collaborator with fellow South African Athol Fugard, stars alongside Esmeralda Bihi and Warona Seane as an assistant librarian forced to reveals truths from his past when his brother dies in political exile in London. At left, John Kani and Cherry Jones at the opening night party in the lobby of the Mitzi E Newhouse Theatre. Below, the cast poses together.

The American Premeire of Nothing But the Truth is directed by Janice Honeyman, with settings and costumes by Sarah Roberts, and lighting by Mannie Manim.

All photos are by Aubrey Reuben

Esmeralda Bihi, John Kani (center), and Warona Seane
Esmeralda Bihi, John Kani (center), and Warona Seane