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Charles Isherwood Reviews A Human Being Died that Night: A Story of Forgiveness by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

A Human Being Died that Night: A story of forgivenessVerdict: carrot

This quietly gripping and superbly acted drama by Nicholas Wright, a Fugard Theater production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through June 21, is adapted from the book by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, a psychologist who served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The commission was established after the end of apartheid in part to hold accountable the perpetrators of the violence used against participants in the anti-apartheid movement.

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