A Season in the Congo

Review Round-Up: Chiwetel Ejiofor is a hit in A Season in the Congo
By Editorial Staff
The UK premiere of Aimé Césaire's 1966 play A Season in the Congo, documenting the rise and fall of the Congo's first democratically elected Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, opened at the Young Vic last week (16 July 2013)
Michael Coveney: Black theatre explosion and high summer lift-off
I cannot remember a time when there were four such amazing and powerful "black theatre" shows readily available to London theatregoers in one single summer. It's almost enough to make you fold ...
A Season in the Congo
Chiwetel Ejiofor shines as African leader Patrice Lumumba in Joe Wright's UK premiere production at the Young Vic
Opening: Menier's Color Purple, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo and Josephine & I
By Editorial Staff
Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are The Color Purple at the Menier, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo, Cush Jumbo's Josephine & I, and more: