Contemporary Plays by African Women

Contemporary Plays by African Women

January 2020
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Crazy For You
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When did you last watch a play written by an African woman? Have you ever read one?

There has only ever been one published collection of plays written by African women - that was ten years ago – this collection marks the second. The African Women Playwright’s Network welcomes you to readings of plays from the collection.

This free event is supported by Oxford Playhouse, Belgrade Theatre and the University of Warwick.

Duration: 2 hours with no interval

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Supported by the Oxford Playhouse, Belgrade Theatre & University of Warwick.

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  • Crazy For You

    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Jan

    In a world of showgirls and cowboys, Gershwin’s musical comedy is the classic tale of a city boy and a country girl who fall in love and try to save a theatre… the old-fashioned way! Stage-struck banker Bobby Child desperately longs for a career in show-business. Whilst working out-of-town Bobby falls for postmistress Polly Baker whose father owns the crumbling Gaiety Theatre. Bobby dec...

  • Merrily We Roll Along

    Wed 29 Jan - Sat 1 Feb

    A bittersweet story about youth, friendship and hope. Told backwards. Set in the glittering world of American showbiz, Merrily We Roll Along follows the journey of three extraordinary friends as they grow up, and grow apart. Beginning in 1976, their friendship lies in tatters. Frank is a musical genius who has sold out. Charley is an idealist still clinging to his dreams. Mary is a bril...

  • A Few Forms of Fury

    Tue 4 - Sat 8 Feb

    "Soon, a tragedy will occur. Or not quite a tragedy. Something like it.” A Few Forms of Fury is a piece of comic new writing, reimagining the revenge goddesses of Greek myth as bureaucratic office-workers. Think three cape-wearing harbingers of doom tied down by paperwork and filing cabinets. When the youngest sister loses interest, and begins to wonder what freedom might be like, ever...

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