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Carolyn Nur WistrandCarolyn Nur Wistrand

Carolyn Nur Wistrand’s plays have been staged at the Nat Horne Theatre, Harold Clurman Theatre, New Perspectives Theatre, and Open Eye: New Stagings in New York City; Bilingual Foundation for the Arts in Los Angeles; and Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. In 2008, Carolyn was a member of Women’s Work Lab at New Perspectives Theatre in New York City where Nine Steps from St. Anne’s Street was developed and produced. She recently collaborated with South African poet, Dennis Brutus (imprisoned with Nelson Mandela on Robben Island) on a dramatic staging of his poem, Sirens, Knuckles, and Boots. Her plays are published with Africa World Press, One Act Play Depot, and Carmel Publishers in Chandigarh, India. She is a member of ICWP, The Dramatists Guild, and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Carolyn is a faculty member in the Dept. of Africana Studies at The University of Michigan-Flint.

9 Steps from St. Anne’s Street

When her daughter disappears, the gifted mystic, Marie Laveaux, is forced to come to terms with her choice to embrace the path of a Voodoienne in ante-bellum New Orleans.