‘Black Panther’ And ‘The Walking Dead’ Star Danai Gurira Lands Play At London’s Young Vic Theater

Black Panther and The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira is to bring her stage play The Convert, about a girl who converts to Catholicism in 1890s Rhodesia, Africa, to London’s Young Vic theater in December. Kwame Kwei-Armah, the theater’s new artistic director, this morning revealed the drama to be among his debut season, calling it a “modern classic… ripe for interpretation.”
The play, which was first staged as a co-production between the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the…

Black Panther and The Walking Dead star Danai Gurira is to bring her stage play The Convert, about a girl who converts to Catholicism in 1890s Rhodesia, Africa, to London’s Young Vic theater in December. Kwame Kwei-Armah, the theater’s new artistic director, this morning revealed the drama to be among his debut season, calling it a “modern classic… ripe for interpretation.” The play, which was first staged as a co-production between the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and the…