We Are All Blue (Botswana) is a collection of two plays – Motswana: Africa, Dream Again and Blue, Black and White – by the actor and playwright Donald Molosi, including an introduction by Quett Masire, former president of Botswana. Blue, Black and White is about the country’s first democratically-elected president, Sir Seretse Khama, and his interracial, transformative marriage. Winner of several awards, the play has been performed around the world. Motswana: Africa, Dream Again is the story of Botswana and its people as they transition from a British colony to an independent state. The play premiered off-Broadway in 2012 where it won an award at the United Solo Festival, the world’s largest solo theatre festival.

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World Literature Today

23 Feb 2017
8.0
Despite the significant growth of publication of African drama in the West, Botswana remains underrepresented to a large degree, perhaps even unrepresented until now. The two plays in We Are All Blue by Botswanan American writer-performer Donald Molo ...
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Brittle Paper

23 Feb 2017
7.0
Donald Molosi’s latest offering is a book containing two of his most influential plays — Blue, Black and White and Motswana: Africa, Dream Again. In Blue, Black and White, Molosi blends a bit of aesthetic experimentation and engaging storytelling ...
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Writivism

23 Feb 2017
9.0
The past couple of weeks have seen me take part in a number of debates where topics around the decolonisation of curriculums in our schools – at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, and the teaching of “genuine” African history in these plac ...
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Afridiaspora

23 Feb 2017
8.0
We Are All Blue is an artful compression of Botswanan history. Almost everything you need to know about that country is in it. How Donald Molosi manages to compress these things marvels me. We Are All Blue is a collection of two plays: Blue, Black an ...
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Afreada

23 Feb 2017
8.0
We Are All Blue (Botswana) is a collection of two plays – Blue, Black and White & Motswana: Africa, Dream Again – by the actor and playwright Donald Molosi, including an introduction by Quett Masire, former president of Botswana. Blue, Black ...
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Metro Review

23 Feb 2017
8.0
Donald Molosi’s book of plays, We Are All Blue is a delight of a collection. Pinned on historical events, Mr Molosi’s assessment of history, treatment of reality and the artistic colouring of the many events that emanate from his home country, Bo ...

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The Mantle Publishing

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978-0-996-57704-5

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English

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