Drama. African & African American Studies. History & Politics. BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE, the longest running one-man show in Botswana's history, was the first-ever Botswana play staged off-Broadway in New York City, where Molosi won a best actor award. 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.
interview @ The Voice Thato Rossouw @ Decolonising LiteratureMirembe Esther Astar @ WritivismMoagi Madisa @ Botswana Unpluggedexcerpt @ Books Live Sunday TimesAinehi Edoro @ Brittle Paperinterview @ World Literature Todayaudio interview @ The Mantleinterview @ Morning at NTV UgandaDarkowaa @ African Book Addictinterview @ Botswana UnpluggedKevin Wetmore @ World Literature TodayBotswana launch @ Botswana UnpluggedJoseph Omotayo @ Afridiasporareview @ AfreadaBura-Bari Nwilo @ Metro Review
Donald Molosi is a Botswana-born actor, writer, playwright, and activist. Molosi debuted off-Broadway in 2010 as Philly Lutaaya in Today It's Me, making him the first Motswana to perform off-Broadway. In 2011, Molosi won the Best Short Solo Award at United Solo Theatre Festival for his performance as Seretse Khama in BLUE, BLACK AND WHITE. In 2013, Molosi returned off-Broadway to perform MOTSWANA: AFRICA, DREAM AGAIN. In 2016, The Mantle published a collection of these two plays about Botswana, WE ARE ALL BLUE, for which former Botswana president Quett Masire wrote a foreword. In the same year, he acted opposite Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike and Emmy nominee David Oyelowo in A United Kingdom. Molosi also appears in 2063 (2019), opposite award-winning actor Thabo Rametsi (Kalushi, 2016).Author City: GABORONE BOT