Michael Buffong’s reinterpretation of Guys and Dolls, a co-production between the Royal Exchange and Talawa Theatre, is just that, a bold re-envisioning of the classic musical that consequently comes up with something different.
This Christmas director Michael Buffong transports GUYS AND DOLLS uptown to 1939 Harlem in the UK’s first all-black cast production of this iconic 1950 Broadway musical classic, which has been reimagined and developed with the award-winning hip-hop dancer and choreographer Kenrick ‘H20’ Sandy.
Industry body UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the annual UK Theatre Awards, which celebrate creative excellence and the outstanding work seen on stages throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Notably, for the first time in the Awards history, all nominations for Best New Play are written by female playwrights.
Listen to the podcast from the post-show Q&A chaired by Mates co-founder Terri Paddock with multi award-winning debut playwright Theresa Ikoko and the cast of GIRLS at Soho Theatre.
As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to award-winning author Theresa Ikoko and the cast of Mates-acclaimed GIRLS at London’s Soho Theatre after the matinee performance on Saturday 22 October 2016. Got any questions?
Talawa Theatre Company has been making theatre since 1986 and to mark their 30th anniversary year, and to commemorate 400 years since Shakespeare’s death artistic director Michael Buffong returns to the play he first directed in 1994, King Lear. In this co-production between Talawa Theatre, Manchester’s Royal Exchange and Birmingham Rep, Don Warrington steps into the royal breaches and takes on the title role.