One of the most life-affirming, inventive and beautiful shows.’ The List
‘There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.’ Maya Angelou
Featuring a repertoire ranging from Wagner and Purcell to Nina Simone and Whitney Houston, Black is an intimate and confessional portrait of Nigerian singer Le Gateau Chocolat’s life: his hopes, his fears and his battle with depression.
This is a new version of the critically-acclaimed show re-staged with the Psappha New Music Ensemble.
Director/Co-Writer: Ed Burnside
Musical Director/Arranger: Julian Kelly
Set/Costume Designer: Ryan Dawson Laight
Lighting Designer: Joshua Carr
Sound Designer: Tom Aspley
Supported by a Wellcome Trust People Award. Developed and produced by In Company Collective.
Black was originally commissioned by homotopia and created with funding from Arts Council England and support from Pink Fringe, Nightingale Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre.
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