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A Procession of Clouds

Author: Lynda Crawford

A Procession of Clouds

Description: A play about a woman from Lesotho, Southern Africa, who tries to make a difference amidst a terrible time for her people.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 2/17/2016
Content Advisory: Strong language
1 Act, 95 Minutes
6 Females, 3 Males

NOTE: A Procession of Clouds is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to lyndacrawford@earthlink.net.

Keywords: Child Abuse · Drama · Families · Gay and Lesbian · HIV/AIDS · Large Cast Size · Mostly Female Characters · Politics · Social Issues · The Theatre · Women

Original Production Information

A Procession of Clouds had its premiere at the 2013 Unchained Theatre Festival, Chain Theatre, Long Island City, NY, with the following cast and credits:

MPHO: Brigitte Barnett
JAN: Debra Zane
YOUNG MPHO / PULA: Ama Addison
RICARDO / PHIL: Cristian Ciocan
‘M’E / KATE: Marie Guinier
DAMEN / BONGO: Daron Ross
LETESATSI / LERATO: Regine Mont-Louis
THABO / KHOTSO / VILLAGE ELDER:  Donnell E. Smith
NORMA / FOREIGN HEALTH WORKER: Colleen Cosgrove

Directed by Dennis Carnegie
Stage Manager: Razghiem Golden
Music Director: Melissa Shetler
Design Concept: Ira Cohen
Music: Melissa Shetler

Special thanks to Kelebohile Nkhereanye for sharing her experiences and for her guidance about Lesotho and the Basotho culture, and to the Winter/Summer Institute (www.maketheatre.org), which challenges participants to create provocative theatre, for their generous support for this project and for inspiring this play.