Death and the King’s Horseman

By: Wole Soyinka Drama 1975 Subject Matter: Elesin; Nigeria; History Rating: 4/5   Much like my last post about Woza Albert!, there is a lot of social commentary going on in Death and the King’s Horseman. And, again, I’m not… Continue Reading

Woza Albert!

By: Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, and Barney Simon Drama 1983 Rating: 3/5   There’s a lot going on in Woza Albert! and I’m not sure that I should even try to talk about it. It’s a play set in Johannesburg,… Continue Reading

Blues for Mister Charlie: A Play

By: James Baldwin Drama 1964 Subject Matter: Racism Rating: 4/5 I’ll start by saying that I’m not typically a huge fan of plays. So for Blues for Mister Charlie to get a four star rating is a big deal. But,… Continue Reading