A Tempest: Based on Shakespeare's The Tempest : Adaptation for a Black Theatre
A troupe of black actors perform their own Tempest. Cesaire's rich and insightful adaptation draws on contemporary Caribbean society, the African-American experience and African mythology to raise questions about colonialism, racism and their lasting effects.
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