6:02 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

A.R.T.'s 'Witness Uganda' Tells True Story

Sacrificing the comforts of home to lend a hand in a developing country is considered a noble thing to do. But for many well-intentioned volunteers, the reality doesn’t live up to the romantic notion that we all have the power to change the world.

As WGBH arts editor Jared Bowen shows us, this is the journey explored in Witness Uganda, the new, largely autobiographical musical by co-creators and partners Griffin Matthews and Matt Gould, now playing at the American Repertory Theater under the direction of Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus.