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The Bush Theatre started life as a library in 1895; 122 years later, the building has just completed a multi-million pound renovation, including wheel chair accessibility and an additional space. The Bush Theatre is known for championing new writing from a range of fresh talent and will shortly re-open with a politically and culturally responsive programme. To kick off the season, the theatre will introduce Black Lives, Black Words; a series of shorts questioning whether ‘black lives matter today?’

Playwrights contributing to this event include Rachel De-LahayWinsome PinnockSomalia SeatonMojisola AdebayoIdris Goodwin and Harrison David Rivers .The shows are:

Womb (Somalia Seaton)

#Matter (Idris Goodwin)

This Bitter Earth (Harrison David Rivers)

The Principles of Cartography (Winsome Pinnock)

My White Best Friend (Rachel De-Lahay)

The Interrogation of Sandra Bland (Mojisola Adebayo)

For your chance to win tickets to the event, send your name, address and your reason for wanting to attend. The deadline will be Sunday 19th March 2017 at 6pm. Good luck!

Black Lives, Black Words will be showing at the Bush Theatre from Thursday 23rd until Saturday 25th March 2017. For more information at the production, visit here…

 

 

Written by Theatrefullstop