Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea
(cast size: 7)
Blending poetry, humor, wordplay, and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths and depths we must go to redeem history’s wrongs.
Script and licensing are available through Samuel French.
Steinberg/ATCA New Play Citation, 2015
"A mesmerizing blend of magical realism and poetic social comment..."
- Los Angeles Times
"Nathan Alan Davis’s script is sunny and lovable, despite its inexorable pull from present-day Baltimore toward the slave trade’s notorious Middle Passage."
"This play illuminates a corner of the human condition and will change the way we understand a hero in the context of his family."
- Eugene Weekly
"Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea Is a Beautiful Invitation to Heal."
"Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea breaks over us like wave upon wave of human love and hope, submerges us in honesty, buoys us by its bold vision and heartfelt voice."
-D.C. Metro Theatre Arts