Theatre

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Five Minutes with…Jackie Sibblies Drury

Five Minutes with…Jackie Sibblies Drury Playwright, ‘We Are Proud to Present…. What inspired you to write We are proud….? I was doing research for a very diff...
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Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ –

Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ The set of ‘We Are Proud to present…’ being just a map of Nambia outlined on the floor of the Bush Theatre looks unpromising...
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Review: Egusi Soup at London’s Albany

If you ever wondered how to capture the African diasporic experience in one evening, ask play writer Janice Okoh. Her play “Egusi soup” is an emotionally charge...
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In Praise of Joy on Sunday

In praise of Joy on Sunday Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor during rehearsals of 'Sunday' at Stratford Theatre Royal, June 2014 The Stratford Theatre Royal has a history...
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Censorship is alive and well in South Africa

In June, Gateway for Africa invited six of South Africa's new generation of playwrights, for a discussion about South African theatre today, and how much has ch...
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This Other Island

This Other Island is a re-working of Aime Cesaire’s seminal anti-colonialist version of the Tempest, it weaves a tale of a fantasy land of poetry and dance n...