Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers by Makambe K Simamba
Winner, Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play for Theatre for Young Audiences 2019
Slimm, a seventeen-year-old Black boy in a hoodie suddenly finds himself in the first moments of his afterlife. He calls out for God. God does not respond. What happens next is a sacred journey through the unknown, as Slimm grapples with the truth of the life he lived and the death he didn’t choose.
Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers is a protest for all Black life beyond headlines and hashtags, a prayer for all families left behind, and a promise to the community that all Black lives matter.
Run time: 60 minutes
Cast size: 1 actor
“Utterly gripping and rendered with great tenderness and bravery. ”
- S. Bear Bergman, Mooney on Theatre