Drama. 25-35 minutes. 1-21 females, 4-24 males (10-25 performers possible). Suitable for high school and older.
In an effort to save his grandmother, Paki steals two chickens from the chief, Dako, who falsely punishes Paki's best friend, Kojo. Told by the storyteller of the tribe, A Ninth Time tells the story of these three men, while at the same time exploring the role of a storyteller in a society.