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Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark

Experience the inspiration of Laurence Olivier Award-winning playwright Ariel Dorfman's adaptation of Speak Truth to Power

"Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark" premiered in 2000 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC and was broadcast as part of PBS’s The Kennedy Center Presents.

Reaching global audiences in Athens, Barcelona, Cape Town, Florence, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome and Stockholm, performances of the play have featured iconic actors and actresses such as John Malkovich, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Harrelson and Meryl Streep. In 2014, the play was performed by Members of the European Parliament at the European Union in Brussels.

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