The play opened on July 6, and will close on August 24, so our readers in London have just over a month to catch it.
The Young Vic's revival for the late French playwright Aimé Césaire's 1966 drama about the rise and fall of charismatic Congolese political leader Patrice Lumumba. has been reviewed quite well by the London press, so it reads like its certainly well-worth seeing.
It marks star Chiwetel Ejiofor's return to the stage for the first time since his Olivier-winning 2008 Othello at the Donmar, alongside Daniel Kaluuya and Joseph Mydell. And based on reviews thus far, Chiwetel just might pick up the Olivier award (the British equivalent of Broadway's Tony Award) for his performance in A Season In The Congo.
Maybe one of our UK readers will see it and submit a review... that would be awesome!!
For the rest of us, here's a trailer for the ongoing production of a play that you may never see - likely not with this cast anyway, unless it's travels to the USA (won't be the first time that's happened), and Chiwetel and others travel along with it: