MISSING PIECES

Missing Pieces in Conversation

Venue:
The Weston Studio

Join us to for an inspirational evening of conversation, kicking off with Black Theatre, Past, Present and Future with Missing Pieces Artistic Director Anton Phillips and special guests. This will be followed by a panel discussion, Black Women Theatre Makers, Present & Future which will feature some of the most talented writers and directors working in the South West.

  • 7:00pm
MISSING PIECES

Girls

by Theresa Ikoko
Venue:
The Weston Studio
Price:
£8

Girls delves into the reality behind the news headlines arising from the infamous Boko Haram kidnappings that horrified the world. The story is wrapped around the lives of three teenage abductees as they try to face overwhelming adversity through the friendship they need to hold onto in order to survive.

  • 7:00pm
MISSING PIECES

Elmina's Kitchen

by Kwame Kwei-Armah
Venue:
The Weston Studio
Price:
£8

Set in a Carribean takeaway/diner on Hackney's Murder Mile, Deli the owner tries to keep his truanting teenage son Ashley away from the gangsta culture that surrounds him. But as the Yardies move in, Digger offers protection to the diner. When this becomes more threat than promise, Deli has to choose. Can he escape that world and take his son away from the temptation that looms so large?

'An angry, provocative, vital play.'  The Guardian

  • 7:00pm
MISSING PIECES

Crowning Glory

by Somalia Seaton
Venue:
The Weston Studio
Price:
£8

Corn row, braid, locks, wig or weave? A play about Black women, beauty and hair, Crowning Glory explores the ways in which ideas of Western beauty affect Black women. Saturated with images of unrealistic and unobtainable beauty, how do women see themselves? Who says what beauty is?

  • 7:00pm