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...


University of Pittsburgh, 2014

Published in the anthology Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé: In and Out of Africa.