BY KOFFI KWAHULÉ (CÔTE D'IVOIRE)
6W or more, 1 cello player
In old convent converted into a women's prison, several drama teachers have mysteriously disappeared, leaving no trace, no bodies... And for several weeks now, a new drama teacher has willingly stepped into this lionesses' den hoping to create a show with the inmates. She has no illusion as to what awaits her. But she keeps coming back while Misterioso by Thelenious Monk obsessively plays in the background...
This translation was commissioned by Berkshire Theatre Festival.
University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Published in the anthology Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé: In and Out of Africa.