A young African woman’s faith is tested after a traumatic encounter with an esteemed religious leader in the world premiere of David Yee’s acts of faith. Directed by Nina Lee Aquino, this one-woman play opens Factory Theatre’s digital 20/21 season. Performed by Natasha Mumba, each performance is streamed live to registered viewers.
Faith, an adolescent in a rural African community, just beginning to process her own sexual awakening, is violated by her church’s newly appointed priest. While the revelation of this transgression drives a wedge between Faith and her deeply devout mother, the mounting tension leads her to Toronto and propels her on a journey of self-actualization. Continue Reading