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Juma Sharkah as Martha/Frisky (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Liberian Girl, Royal Court (2015)

Diana Atuona hasn't shied away from a difficult subject for a first play and her grasp of dialogue is excellent, as is the writing of this story that won't let go. The play takes place in the first Liberian Civil War, 1989 to 1996. We take up the story of 14 year old Martha (a magnificent first time performance from Juma Sharkah) who is about to be sent by her grandmother to the bush school where she will become a woman.

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