On Monday Last Week

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Kamara has recently moved from Nigeria to the United States, to join her husband after six years of waiting. She quickly finds out that the dream life her husband Tobechi left for is not there ...
On Monday Last Week at the etcetera theatre

Image: asme Productions


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Etcetera Theatre
Started: Monday 29 January 2018
Closed: Sunday 4 February 2018
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: Not available

Background


Adapted from a short story by award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.


Director Erika Eva is a Finnish director, performer and teacher.


She has lived in London for over two years now and has recently graduated from East15 MA Theatre Directing programme.


She has since directed two plays in London and she's also the Artistic Director of a physical theatre company Ekata Theatre.


Before moving into directing Erika did improvisation theatre, acting and directing in Finland.


Producer Josephine Samson is the founder of asme Productions Ltd.


Her debut production Tonight I'll be April and follow-up Silent Screams both received critical acclaim, and she aims to continue to produce theatre that evokes thought and emotion.


Synopsis


Kamara has recently moved from Nigeria to the United States, to join her husband after six years of waiting.


She quickly finds out that the dream life her husband Tobechi left for is not there - instead, the engineer is driving a taxi, and they are crammed in a small apartment with poor prospects for the future.


Moreover, Kamara has come to understand that an ocean between her and Tobechi has diluted their passion.


She starts working as a nanny in an eccentric American family with a pedantic health fanatic and a bohemian artist under the same roof, and tries to learn the oddities of the American culture.


Suddenly, Kamara starts realizing that a new exciting desire is crawling into her flavorless life …


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Theatre


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Postal address:
265 Camden High Street
London NW1 7BU

Box office tel: 020 7482 4857

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 29 January 2018

Press night:Tuesday 30 January 2018

Closes:Sunday 4 February 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm

Sunday ‑ 6‑00pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£17.50

Cast


Shireenah Ingram - Kamara

Stephen Bradley - Neil

Natalya Martin - Josh

Koral Neil - Tracy


Creatives


Author: Saaramaria Kuittinen, based on the story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Director: Erika Eva
Sound: Xavier Velastin
Production: Josephine Samson for asme Productions Ltd

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