From Lands of the Night

Mollel has based the play on an African story. In this story, when baby Samson falls gravely ill, his parents take the advice of a healer and appeal to the ancestors for help in a special ceremony. Strange guests from lands of the night attend the festival. They include the ancestors, as expected and hoped for, but also one unexpected and surprising guest – Mola (God). Mollel adapted this story from his book of the same title. For details of the book, see From Lands of the Night, the book

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