Funny, poignant, gentle. Three souls trying to take control where they have none teach each other what they need to know. Included in the National Black Drama Anthology, representing The Negro Ensemble Company, Edited by Woodie King
CAST 2 Women 1 Man
An African Cinderella Tale
Originally commissioned for a multicultural collective of Cinderella plays, this now full production has a Pan-African festival backdrop and a story twist, drumming, dancing, audience participation, a griot, talking animals, quirky guides, empowering revelations, and other surprises, making it fun for the entire family.
CAST 6-40 Flexible, depending upon venue resources. Great for theaters, schools, and other organizations.
THE CHALLENGE Sophia & William Meet Chesnutt &Twain
Hip Sophia hires nerd William to complete her school project about authors Charles Chesnutt and Mark Twain. Working in a library basement, acting out the authors’ rivalry, and facing their own turbulent situations, leads Sophia and William to learn more than they intended about life, the literary world, success, each other, and themselves. This play has an audience interactive component. Great for schools. CAST William and Charles Chesnutt - 1 Male Teenager Sophia and Mark Twain - 1 Female Teenager