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A Season in the Congo

Chiwetel Ejiofor as Patrice Lumumbain Aimé Césaire’s <EM>A Season in the Congo</EM>
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Patrice Lumumba
in Aimé Césaire's A Season in the Congo
A Season in the Congo: By Aimé Césaire
LONDON  •  Young Vic  •  Ongoing

Aimé Césaire: A Season in the Congo
From a translation by Ralph Manheim
Direction: Joe Wright
Co-Direction: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Original music with dance choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, this  drama charts the rise and fall of legendary leader Patrice Lumumba, whose passionate determination to free his people from Belgian rule inspired great courage and betrayal.

Design: Lizzie Clachan
Puppet Direction: Sarah Wright
Lighting: Jon Clark
Sound:  Craig Berkey
Original Compositions Kabongo Tshisensa and Kaspy N’Dia


Lydie Alberto, Nandi Bhebhe, Brian Bovell, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Kurt Egyiawan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Kaluuya, Joan Iyiola, Josépha Madoki, Joseph Mydell, Kaspy N'Dia, Sandra Reid, Ira Mandela Siobhan, Oliver Tida Tida, Kabongo Tshisensa

Young Vic Website

Detailed schedule information:

Wednesday & Saturday matinees (except 6, 10, 13, 17 July & 14 August): 2:30pm

Contact: Young Vic
66 The Cut
London SE1 8LZ

Tel: (44) 020 7922 2922

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