Diane Page returns to the OT to direct YELLOWMAN following her acclaimed “excellent revival” (Financial Times) of Athol Fugard’s Statements After An Arrest Under the Immorality Act as winner of the JMK Award.
ALT went down to meet the cast in the lovely surburbs of Richmond at part of ALT,s behind the scenes series whereby we highlight diversity on stage we spoke to Aaron Anthony and Nadine Higgins who both have numerable acting credits and talent that will take them into seasoned careers. Yellowman runs 05 September 2022 – 8 October 2022
The story: Alma and Gene have grown up together. She dreams of a life beyond the confines of their small town. But when their friendship develops into something more serious, Gene’s fate becomes tragically intertwined with hers and they can’t escape the legacy of racism and the tensions within their own community.
Twenty years after it premiered and received a Pulitzer Prize nomination, Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman, set in the 1960s Deep South, is a moving and deeply pertinent play for now. The play runs 05 September 2022 – 8 October 2022 you can book tickets now HERE.
Aaron’s theatre credits include Lose Yourself (Sherman Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (Eastville Park Gardens), A View from the Bridge, Macbeth (Tobacco Factory Theatre), ‘Tis Unmanly Grief (Theatre N16), Twelfth Night (Royal Exchange Manchester), Human Emotional Process (Chaskis Theatre) and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe). For television, his credits include #Emmerdale – as series regular Ellis Chapman, Behind Her Eyes, The Other One, Shakespeare and Hathaway: Private Investigators, Delicious and Hidden.
Nadine’s theatre credits include Legally Blonde (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and Savoy Theatre), A Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe), Allelujah! (Bridge Theatre), #TheLionKing (Lyceum Theatre), The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Kilworth House Theatre), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre) and High School Musical (Hammersmith Apollo). For television, her credits include Doctors; and for film, Military Wives.
Booking: Box Office Yellowman runs 05 September 2022 – 8 October 2022
020 8940 3633
1 Clarence Street,
Tickets prices: £15, £26, £34
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