30 October 2006
Author: AKECH OBAT MASIRA
New drama script - drama that seeks to promote tourism in Nyanza, Kenya
The Misango arts Ensemble is a creative, performing and visual entity based in Kisumu –
The purpose of the play is to stimulate the
The play “THE VALLEY OF DARKNESS” is an original play set in the Southern part of Nyanza at
The valley was called the valley of darkness. Others from beyond the valley called the valley of darkness the jewel valley, sometimes the foreigners would romanticize the valley by calling it cream valley. Whatever it was, it was a great site to marvel – it was a local treasure for the world. The inhabitants, however, called the valley of darkness, the valley of meat, for they had instable appetite for more meat and more deaths – the wildlife in the valley of darkness moved elsewhere. But the human and animal conflict continued unabated.
Slowly by slowly the meat supply started to dwindled. The inhabitants were therefore forced to go deeper into the valley of death and darkness to seek more new supply. In the valley of darkness, a lone ranger’s voice was heard loud and clear. The voice came from Joyce, a local woman of the valley of darkness. In the recent past-sheared traveled to Kit – Mikayi, northern part of the valley of darkness. Joyce had gone to bury her aunt Mary Adhiambo Nyar Manyatta. It was there at Kit Mikayi that Joyce saw the light at the end of the tunnel - That indeed TOURISM ENRICHES, for she had heard what tourism industry could do to the
Will Joyce, the Chief and the Officer transform this valley of meat and darkness into a valley of prosperity for posterity?
Please read the play in dramatool library. The playwright most welcomes any critique of his play.
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