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M'ap Boulé

Nancy Denis explores the story of the first black-led republic of Haiti and the personal narrative of a Haitian-Australian woman living on Gadigal land.

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M’ap Boulé

Date: 1 Sep 2020

M’ap Boulé – Home is where I lay is a play with songs telling the story of a child of immigrant parents growing up in Australia finding her identity.

It explores the story of the first black-led republic of Haiti and the personal narrative of a Haitian-Australian woman living on Gadigal land in Waterloo.

M’ap Boulé’ translated to English means ‘I’m on fire’ in Haitian Krèole a language that was developed during the Haitian Revolution in 1804.

Written by Nancy Denis and directed by Hilton Denis, M’ap Boulé features original music composed by Carl St Jacques with lyrics by Nancy Denis.

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