At the prime of his youth, Matayo returns to conservative Uganda after 5 years libertarian living at college in New York. He is haunted by ghost from the past, at the crossroads with HIV stigma, mental health, and discrimination. A staged reading was produced by Missouri University Theater Department for their 2021 zoom edition of the Mizzou New Play Series (Feb). Production cast and crew were across New York City, Missouri, Illinois and Washington DC.
THE AFRICAN PLAY READERS SERIES
April - July 2020
African Play Readers,
Virtual Stage Readings
Designed to keep creatives engaged during these uncertain yet depressing Covid 19 times, the APR online zoom readings now provide a networking meeting for Writers, A global Community of Writers, Artists, Dramaturges, Theatre Directors, Literary enthusiasts and PanAfrican Thespians across Africa, USA and Europe. We're expanding reach & appreciation of stories by African Playwrights, reading relevant classics and new plays by famous and little known Playwrights from the continent.
First written as a multimedia production, DALLIANCES screened at the International AIDS Conference 2020, as part Global Youth Village, supported by International AIDS Society in July. Written by Douglas Dubois Sebamala, Directed by Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li, and performed by Irene Gasarah (also Dramaturg), Christian Ortiz, Jeremy Rafal and Douglas Dubois.
Co-Written by African American poet and spoken words artist, Jet Leopard, and Douglas D. Sebamala, Love is Religion chronicles a sentimental journey of the emotional self battle with heartbreak, sexuality, romance and sapiosexual attraction told with spiritual overtones, worship and dramatic superstition.