Theater: What's Up in Africa, Doc?

Kwamina (book by Robert Alan Aurthur; music and lyrics by Richard Adler) is the name of the London-educated, medically trained son (Terry Carter) of a dying black African chief, who returns from England to break the hold of an evil witch doctor (Brock Peters) on his superstitious people. Defying racial taboos, he falls in love with a white doctor (Sally Ann Howes). At this point there are enough doctors on stage to perform much-needed surgery on the script, but they never operate.

Kwamina tries to dance and drum its way out of its plotty...

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