A Black teenage boy in a hoodie fearfully approaches a floating book with glowing hands on it. Behind him are the words Your Journey to the Ancestors.

Photographed above: ​Makambe K Simamba.

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Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers

(tour version)

Written and Performed by Makambe K Simamba
Directed by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Dramaturgy by Audrey Dwyer 
Produced by b current performing arts

Tour version will be available post-COVID 19 restrictions

“At one point, you’re gonna be the one driving and a police officer is gonna pull you over. Cause they can, so they will. When that happens, what are you gonna do?”

February 26, 2012, Florida. A 17 year old black boy wearing a hoodie leaves a 7/11 carrying a bag of Skittles and an iced tea. He never makes it home. Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers invites us to enter the world of an infamous teen, relive his last moments, and face the intricacy of his dance into the afterlife. Developed with the support of Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Playwrights Lab and Alberta Theatre Projects.


This your version will be available for bookings once restrictions have been lifted due to COVID-19. To view our complete tech rider, please contact office@bcurrent.ca