Young Vic 2018/19 Season
About The Convert
Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play explores the impact of colonialism on heritage, history and faith.
It’s 1896 and Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage, finds herself working for a devout Catholic. Chilford dreams of being an English priest and relishes the opportunity to mould his new convert. But Jekesai’s salvation has its price as her individuality is slowly stripped away…