WOA give you a list of three things you could do for everyday of the working week. There’s no need for you to suffer the Monday Blues: An evening meal at a restaurant you’ve never been to; tickets to the latest shows; or a podcast candidly exploring topical affairs will help you get through your nine-to-five. Read on to find out what we suggest for you to do today.
Drama – Father Comes Home From The Wars
West Texas, 1862. Hero, a slave, is promised his freedom if he joins his master in the ranks of the Confederacy against the Union. In a nation at war with itself, he must work against those striving to abolish slavery.
Pulitzer Prize winner, Suzan-Lori Parks returns to the Royal Court with Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), directed by Jo Bonney. This trilogy of short plays premiered at the Public Theater in New York. They are the first three of nine short plays that will follow one African-American family through generations up to the present day.
Father Comes Home From The Wars
15th September – 22 October
Preview Performance today at 7:30pm
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Royal Court Theatre
Tickets – £12
Buy – MADE Jewellery
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Listen – Talking Heads
An initiative of The Africa Center in Cape Town, Talking Heads, sets out to facilitate conversations between African ‘thought-leaders’. In African Film Cultures, architect and novelist Yewande Omotoso discusses African cinema with Dr Lindiwe Dovey, SOAS professor and founder of the Cambridge African Film Festival and Film Africa (the Royal African Society’s annual film festival). With it’s unique sound design, African Film Cultures’ takes listeners on a masterful journey of the history of the depictions of Africans in films as well as a brief overview of the African film festival circuit, all in under 13 minutes.