Coups and Calypsos
by M. Nourbese Philip
- 1999 Factory Theatre Studio Café
An estranged couple is thrown back together by the events of a political coup which disrupts the tropical islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Racial differences and deep-rooted prejudices surge to the surface as Rohan, of East Indian heritage, and Elvira, an African woman, confront their pasts.
- 4 Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations: Outstanding Direction, Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Performance by a Female, Outstanding Performance by a Male