Also available from Box office: 01865 263990
Thursday March 14th 2019
1.30 & 7.30pm
Old Fire Station 40 George Street
Oxford OX1 2AQ
After a sold out show at last years OffBeat festival Mary Prince, Her Story,
Her Words and Me is back, renamed and reworked as...
What Audience say
“A breath taking performance powerful and emotive Fabulous"
"The best theatre I have seen anywhere. Acting was magnificent story Uplifting. Directions perfect for the story”
“Spectacular! A powerhouse of a performance”
Mary Prince's story was the 1st female African slave narrative published in Britain in 1831, her voice being one of many millions of enslaved peoples barely acknowledge and lost in history.
Through Mary's words we get first hand experience of the British slave trade from someone who was bought and SOLD.
Kuumba Nia Arts bring Mary's story back to life through a cultural a explosion of song, drama and storytelling theatre.
Both performances are followed by 30 minute Q&A's
Contributing to Windrush Legacy and # Black Lives Matter. Co produced by Kuumba Nia Arts and Unlock the Chains Collective
- The Mary Prince Story
" A rich one woman show........
Edmead has sensitively and powerfully brought Mary’s story to life.”
Stagetalk Magazine ★★★★ 2018
“Amantha is luminous, agile, multi-faceted, witty and resplendent” Leys News
Bringing African and Caribbean Peoples Histories and contemporary stories to life! Through theatre and film.
Kuumba = Creativity
To do as much as we can in the way that we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial then when we found it’
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