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Rush

Thurs 29 Oct, 7.30pm


Rush is back. 

First performed at National Youth Theatre in London to mark Black History Month 2019, Rush is a performance night celebrating some of Britain's best young Black talent, curated by NYT Member Shakira Newton. 

After the first Rush Online in May 2020, Rush returns once again on Thurs 29 October at 7.30pm to mark Black History Month 2020. 

The livestreamed performance feature monologues, original writing, and thought pieces from Black NYT Members, and will be followed by a discussion.

The Company: Yemi Yohannes, Priscilla Krahn, Raisharnai Kitson, Georgia-Mae Myers, Hart Fargo, Genevieve Osili, Hana Jennings, Jennifer Ememandu, Kiren Kebaili-Dwyer and Shakira Newton

Stage Manager: Emily Dimino 

Book here 


Resources

Links

Books:

  • Akala – Natives
  • Patrick Vernon & Angela Osborne – 100 Great Black Britons
  • Reni Eddo-Lodge – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
  • David Olusoga – Black and British: A Forgotten History
  • Ralph Ellison – Invisible Man
  • Peter Fryer - Staying Power
  • Peter Fryer - Black People in the British Empire 

Instagrams

  • @theblackcurriculum
  • @blackstudentsmatteruk
  • @thehistorycorridor

 

Venue

Online

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