ROYAL BLOOD CANNOT BE MIXED – TRADITIONAL AFRICAN PLAYS
During the mid-sixteenth century, the king, his daughter, his brother and some civil servants admire the work of a young artist in the kingdom of Kongo. The artist has sculpted a stunning likeness of the princess’s face. The king is so pleased with the artist’s work that he promises to give him anything he would like in return. The artist, in love with the king’s daughter, asks to marry the princess. Will the king honour the artist’s request?
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Author: John Tshiama Nambombe
Genre: Traditional African Plays
Type: Three act plays
Cast: Minimum of ten 8M 2F with at least ten smaller parts.
Ages of the actors: Young adult to old age. 2 teen small parts.
Suitable for: All ages
Length: Two hours
Set: The palace, the artist’s studio, the forest
Level of difficulty: 8/10 full scale production with traditional dancing.
Cost is $5 for this new digital play script
©August 2014 John Tshiama Nambombe and Off The Wall Play Publishers
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