Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

by: Nathan Alan Davis

by: Nathan Alan Davis

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Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

by: Nathan Alan Davis

by: Nathan Alan Davis

Overview

Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones the Third decides that it is his duty and destiny to venture into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage. But his family is not at all ready to abandon its prized son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past. Blending poetry, humor, wordplay, and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths and depths we must go to redeem history’s wrongs.

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Cautions

  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language

Details

  • Genre: Adventure, Fables/Folktales
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Role(s) for Black Actor(s), Ensemble cast
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Nathan Alan Davis

Nathan Alan Davis is a playwright from Rockford, IL, now based in New York. His plays include NAT TURNER IN JERUSALEM, DONTRELL WHO KISSED THE SEA and THE WIND AND THE BREEZE. His work has been produced and developed by New York Theatre Workshop, McCarter Theatre, The Public Theater, Arena Stage, Williamstown Theatre F ...

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