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ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI – Donmar Warehouse

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Music can move mountains, although for Malcolm X it wasn’t moving fast enough. In Kemp Powers pulsating, extraordinarily topical account of four African-American legends meeting one night in a hotel room in Miami, the Black Power activist was calling out Sam Cooke, the singer-songwriter, later dubbed the `King of Soul’, for not putting his God-given gifts sufficiently at the service of `the movement’ for Civil Rights.

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NEWS: Gemma Arterton plays Saint Joan at Donmar, Kwame Kwei Armah returns

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Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today a new autumn season of plays in Covent Garden to run alongside the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy at King’s Cross. Kwame Kwei-Armah returns to the London stage to direct the UK premiere of One Night in Miami…, followed by Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan, starring Gemma Arterton and directed by Rourke.