blood.claat is a gripping example of how Canada’s cultural mosaic is rich with stories...an intense burst of theatre, about 100 minutes of incredibly accomplished stagecraft
— The Vancouver Sun

blood.claat

Theatre Passe Murialle/Great Canadian Theatre Company

BY D'BI.YOUNG.ANITAFRIKA

DIRECTION AND DRAMATURGE BY WEYNI MENGESHA

AWARDS: 5 Dora Award nominations including BEST DIRECTION and won 2 awards, one of which for BEST NEW PLAY.

As director and dramaturge Mengesha worked with d'bi.young.anitafrika, her long time friend and creative collaborator, for three years developing blood.claat.  Starting as a workshop production at the New York Hip Hop Theatre Festival, it has subsequently played across Canada to much acclaim. 

...The direction, by Weyni Mengesha, is imaginative and superbly tight. When the show comes back, don’t, as I so nearly did, miss it.
— The National Post
Weyni Mengesha directs the show with great imagination and flair...[5/5 stars]
— Eye Weekly