Written and performed by Apphia Campbell, Woke connects the experiences of the civil rights movement in the 1960s-70s with events of the present day.
Amidst editor Lisa Martland’s seven Top Picks from the last week of theatre are Libby Purves’ description of her blissful time at Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre and Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the Kiln Theatre’s new opening, Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House in Wife.
Apphia Campbell gives a powerful and engaging performance in Woke at Battersea Arts Centre and the play’s message about how much hasn’t changed is firmly nailed to the mast.
Apphia Campbell performs the two central characters in Woke at Battersea Arts Centre, embodying their passion and anger through storytelling and song, in this lightning-strike of a show.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 7 July 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will be celebrating the life and legacy of Nina Simone at Black Is the Color of My Voice with writer-performer Apphia Campbell. Got any questions?
Powerful: Following the success of 2014 and 2015’s Black Is the Color of My Voice, Apphia Campbell returns to Gilded Balloon with another powerful one-woman show.
Manchester’s Royal Exchange announces its striking Autumn and Winter Season 2017 under Artistic Director Sarah Frankcom, who brings together distinctive theatre makers from across the UK to make work that celebrates the similarity found in our differences,