UMUADA


Anwu is turning 60. Against her wishes her daughters, Nike and Tolu are preparing a party. Their older brother, Chi, is nowhere to be seen and Dad is in Nigeria building the family home that never seems to finish.
UMUADA at King's Head Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: King's Head Theatre
Started: Tuesday 10 July 2018
Closed: Saturday 14 July 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Written and Directed by Justina Kehinde, and based on the short play by Justina Kehinde and Yosola Olorunshola, UMUADA (meaning first-born daughters in Igbo) is a witty yet poignant exploration of mental health, migration and motherhood in the urban African diaspora.


UMUADA first premiered at the Bunker Theatre in November 2017 as part of Damsel Productions Women-Directors festival.


Synopsis


Anwu is turning 60.


Against her wishes her daughters, Nike and Tolu are preparing a party.


Their older brother, Chi, is nowhere to be seen and Dad is in Nigeria building the family home that never seems to finish.


In the midst of the chaos Anwu struggles to hold her family together, and hold onto herself in the process.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
115 Upper Street
Islington
London N1 1QN

Box office tel: 0207 226 8561

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 10 July 2018

Closes:Saturday 14 July 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Creatives


Author: Justina Kehinde, and based on the short play by Justina Kehinde and Yosola Olorunshola
Director: Justina Kehinde

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