How did a chance meeting on a plane lead to a new production about a female astronaut writing to her daughter from space? Director Karena Johnson tells us about the inspiration behind Chasing Rainbows and working with Oneness Sankara. Read her interview then book your tickets!
Performance poet Oneness Sankara’s new play Chasing Rainbows, a mother’s poetic love letter written to a daughter separated from her by space and time, will premiere at London’s Hoxton Hall this summer. Book your tickets now!
“It’s not enough to want the visibility, you have to know it’s going bring real change” As the second Black Women in Theatre event, taking place on March 6, draws closer, Ovalhouse’s Executive Producer Stella Kanu tells us what inspired the event celebrating the contribution of black women to British theatre and why we should come hungry for food as well as knowledge and inspiration.
In the run up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, Ovalhouse is staging the second #CONNECT Black Women in Theatre event on Wednesday 6 March, to celebrate the contribution of black women to British theatre.
In 2018’s centenary year of female suffrage, London’s Hoxton Hall presents “Female Parts”, its spring programme curated and produced by female artists from across the UK and internationally, placing women at the centre of a varied contemporary body of work.
The winners were announced at the ceremony last night (29 March 2017) for the inaugural Tonic Awards, at the May Fair Theatre hosted by Jenni Murray DBE. The Awards were initiated to celebrate the achievements of game-changing women who are redefining theatre and the performing arts. The winners honoured at this evening’s event are: Rosemary Squire, Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, …