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A Season in the Congo

By Aime Cesaire

Year staged: 2013

Opening night: 06/07/2013

Theatre Company: Young Vic

Staged in: Young Vic

Cast Size: 15

Synopsis

A Season in the Congo charts the rise and fall of the Congolese political leader Patrice Lumumba during the transformation of the Beligian Congo. The play follows Lumumba’s efforts to free the Congolese from Belgian rule and the political strugles that led to his assasination in 1961.

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A Season in the Congo

Publisher: Grove Press

Year published: 1968

Original Cast

Joseph Mydell

Cast

Joan Iyiola

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Cast

Lydie Alberto

Cast

Nandi Bhebhe

Cast

Brian Bovell

Cast

Sharon Duncan-Brewster

Cast

Kurt Egyiawan

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya

Cast

Josepha Madoki

Cast

Kaspy N'Dia

Cast

Sandra Reid

Cast

Ira Mandela Siobhan

Cast

Oliver Tida Tida

Cast

Kabongo Tshisensa

Cast

Joseph Mydell

Cast

Joan Iyiola

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Cast

Lydie Alberto

Cast

Nandi Bhebhe

Cast

Brian Bovell

Cast

Sharon Duncan-Brewster

Cast

Kurt Egyiawan

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya

Cast

Josepha Madoki

Cast

Kaspy N'Dia

Cast

Sandra Reid

Cast

Ira Mandela Siobhan

Cast

Oliver Tida Tida

Cast

Kabongo Tshisensa

Cast

Production Team

Jon Clark

Lighting Designer

Lizzie Clachan

Designer

Emma Woodvine

Voice

Joe Wright

Director

Craig Berkey

Sound

Tom Gibbons

Associate Sound Designer

Tim Sutton

Music Supervisor

Ruth Little

Dramaturg

Dixie Chassay

Casting

Elayce Ismail

Jerwood Assistant Director

Kabongo Tshisensa

Original Compositions

Kaspy N'Dia

Original Composition

Jon Clark

Lighting Designer

Lizzie Clachan

Designer

Emma Woodvine

Voice

Joe Wright

Director

Craig Berkey

Sound

Tom Gibbons

Associate Sound Designer

Tim Sutton

Music Supervisor

Ruth Little

Dramaturg

Dixie Chassay

Casting

Elayce Ismail

Jerwood Assistant Director

Kabongo Tshisensa

Original Compositions

Kaspy N'Dia

Original Composition

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