Under the Kundè Tree

by Clarisse Makundul

Southwark Playhouse

May 2023

Directed by Ebenezer Bamgboye

Movement Director: Rose Ryan

Designer: Niall McKeever 

Lighting Designer: Arnim Friess

Sound Designer: Max Pappenheim

Photography: Steve Gregson

Under the Kundè Tree is set in the 50s during the secret Cameroonian war of independence. It follows Sara, a young woman, struggling to strike a balance between her heart’s desire and the pressure to fulfil traditional familial obligations.




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