Longlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award The Healing runs 24 – 27 Apr 2019 | 7.30pm | £16, £13 conc. at the at Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, The 27th is sold out but ALT A is giving away TWO TICKETS for the 24th, 25th OR 26th April performances.
THE STORY: I remember the first ghost who visited me. I was four years old and there he was. Sitting opposite me on the kitchen table while I was munching on my Rice Krispies. Literally fresh from the grave….
Using elements of African-Caribbean myth and folklore, THE HEALING mixes kitchen sink drama with magic realism. The result is a unique tale about choice, faith and absolution. Cast: Judith Jacob (Eastenders, The Real McCoy, BiBi Crew), Jemima Mayala (Migration – Goldsmiths Theatre, Our London – Rich Mix Theatre) Mark Monero (Casualty, Waking The Dead, Skins) Anthony Taylor (Stormzy: Gang Signs & Prayer, Romeo & Juliet – National Theatre) Trevor Thomas (Black Joy). Written by: David Hermanstein. Directed by: Charles Lauder
NELSON – the undertaker who can see beyond death
ALPHONSO – the self-destructive brother who can never see beyond himself
MAX – the healer? The hoax? Alphonso’s saviour? Or something far more dangerous?
GLORIA – the mother who cannot move beyond the past
DOMINIQUE – the mysterious teenager. But is she a friend or warning to Nelson?
TO WIN: What long running soap was Judith Jacobs in on BBC One? Send all answers to: editor @ alt – africa .com. Please note the play runs from 24th April 2019 which is today so the first correct answer will win. Please state which night you would like to attend the 24th (today) 25th or 26th April 2019. Address:
1 Clapham Common Northside
London SW4 0QW
Tickets can be bought at http://www.omnibus-clapham.org/the-healing