MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking


Mushy, a young man with a debilitating stammer, finds himself at the centre of a television documentary. In a moment of inspiration from his teacher, Mr. Burton, he starts to find a rhythm in his voice through music.
MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking at the Arcola Theatre

Image courtesy Rifco Theatre Company


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Closes: Saturday 5 October 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 8+

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Synopsis


An uplifting tale inspired by the true story of Musharaf Asghar (Educating Yorkshire).


Dewsbury, 2013. 


Mushy, a young man with a debilitating stammer, finds himself at the centre of a television documentary.


In a moment of inspiration from his teacher, Mr. Burton, he starts to find a rhythm in his voice through music.


Social media erupts hailing it a miracle cure and both teacher and pupil become overnight celebrities.


But Mushy's journey to find his voice has only just begun …


Rifco Theatre Company (Pyar Actually, Dishoom!) bring you the world premiere of this heart-warming new play written by Pravesh Kumar (Laila The Musical, The Deranged Marriage) infused with rap and lyrics by award-winning British rapper Raxstar (Keep It Undercover). 


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 1 October 2019

Closes:Saturday 5 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£10 to £22

Concessions:

Students / 26 & under - 20% off Standard seats, or join Young Arcola for free to book Value seats at £10

65 and over - 20% off Standard and Value seats

People in receipt of disability benefits - free companion with full-price Standard seat or 20% off Best, Standard or Value seats

People in receipt of unemployment benefits - Value seats at £10 or 20% off Standard seats

Theatre union members - 10% off Standard and Value seats

School and college groups (10+) - Best available seats at £12 for Mon-Wed evenings and Wed matinees, one free teacher per 10 students

Groups (10+) - eleventh ticket free

Pay What You Can Tuesdays - limited allocation of tickets available in person, each Tuesday from 6pm


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Creatives


Author: Book by Pravesh Kumar
Composer: Arun Ghosh
Lyricist: Raxstar
Director: Ameet Chana
Designer: Eleanor Bull
Lighting: Robbie Butler
Sound: Arun Ghosh
Production: Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre present a Rifco Studio production

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