Performing Arts

A Father-Son Struggle in 'Elmina's Kitchen'

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The tragedy Elmina's Kitchen depicts a father's struggle to keep his son from joining London's West Indian street gangs. The play is on stage now in Baltimore for its American premiere. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah.



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