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Mshale, a Mount Kilimanjaro tour guide, dreams of marrying a white woman and moving to the West. Sprite wants decolonize what he deems “his mountain”. Henry and Frannie are white missionaries who claim to be Tanzanian. As the four journey towards the roof of Africa, who gets to reach Uhuru, and who gets left behind?
Cast Size: 4


2023 American Blues Theater Blue Ink Award (Featured Finalist)

2023 Premiere Stages at Kean University Play Festival (Finalist)

2021 Playwrights Foundation Bay Area Playwrights Festival (Finalist)

Development History:

Reading (dir. Manny Buckley) American Blues Theater, 2023

Reading (dir. Stori Ayers) Premiere Stages at Kean University, 2023

Workshop (dir. Aaron Moss) Stockton University, 2021

Workshop (dir. Bianca Laverne Jones) Aye Defy Story Space, 2020

Workshop Production (dir. Alex Keegan) Langston Hughes Festival, 2019

Workshop (w Sarah Ruhl) Yale School of Drama, 2019


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