The Fall of Heaven

The Fall of Heaven $10.99

Walter Mosley

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 2 Female

A hip and inventive new play by Walter Mosley from his novel The Tempest Tales ...

Tempest Landry, a street-wise young man living in Harlem, unexpectedly finds himself at the Pearly Gates

When Saint Peter orders him to hell, the quick-witted Tempest refuses to go

A technical loophole forces heaven to send Tempest back to Earth with an angel in tow to keep him out of trouble

The resulting battle of wills takes an intriguing look at good versus evil and what it means to be human

"The Fall of Heaven, is a stunning success. Mosley deftly reworks "The Tempest Tales" into an incendiary piece of theatre that's both enthralling and engaging, drawing in the audience and never letting them go" ~

"The Fall of Heaven is one hell of a show" ~

"The Fall of Heaven is an auspicious stage debut that will entertain audiences [and] could mark the rise of Walter Mosley as a powerful contemporary voice on the American stage" ~ City Beat


Man 1 - TEMPEST LANDRY - African American, handsome, 30s
Man 2 - JOSHUA ANGEL - African American, approximately the same age as Tempest
Man 3 - BOB - White, 30s, dashing, all other male roles
Woman 1 - BRANWYN - African American, late 20s/early 30s, naturally attractive
Woman 2 - ALFREDA - African American, all other female roles, approximately the same age as Branwyn


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