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Award-winning Paul Robeson play to raise funds for five campaigns and charities
Various Venues | On tour

Call Mr. Robeson, an award-winning play about the African-American singer, actor and Civil Rights activist, Paul Robeson, is to be performed at Theatro Technis in Camden, London

Wole Soyinka discussing culture and politics
The Southbank Centre | 01 Jun

A gala evening with Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka - discussing culture and politics at the Southbank Centre in benefit of London theatre company Collective Artistes

The Patient
"Memory is a strange creature - Isn't she?"

Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road | 01 June

Happy Soul Festival: The Patient by Segun Akingbola + Q&A with director Fraser Ayres by Sophia A Jackson, editor/founder Afridiziak Theatre News

(Wo)Men and Me
Blue Elephant Theatre, 59a Bethwin Rd, Camberwell | 07 -11 Jun

An Exploration of Masculinity, Femininity & The Male Body By Tonny A Growing up in 70's Paris, a black boy born with no forearms (Thalidomide) and unsure of my sexuality, I was totally aware of difference. Constant external comments and internal feelings, most of the memory of this experience was lost through repression. It was Hell.'

Pulse – Ipswich Fringe Festival
The New Wolsey, Civic Drive, Ipswich | 26 May – 11 Jun

Over 50 brand new works from some of the UK's most innovative performers and companies. Marching from strength to strength, this annual theatre festival boasts one of the finest fringe programmes south of the Scottish border

Little Baby Jesus
By Arinze Kene, directed by Ché Walker

Oval House Theatre, 52-54, Kennington Oval | 25 May – 15 June

Little Baby Jesus is a lyrical triptych of monologues revealing the inter-connected lives of three inner-city teenagers, capturing the exact moment each becomes an adult.

Special offer - see Tarell Alvin McCraney's American Trade for £10
02 – 18 June

American Trade, which rounds off the RSC's season of world premiere's at Hampstead Theatre, is a feisty new play by the RSC's Playwright in Residence, the multi award-winning Tarell Alvin McCraney.

DC Black Theatre Festival
12 – 19 June

The DC Black Theatre Festival [DCBTF] is a week-long event celebrating Washington DC's thriving theatre community.

State of Emergency presents Desert Crossings
2011 Tour Dates | 16 Feb – 30 June 2011

This cross-cultural performance is a collaboration between State of Emergency and celebrated South African choreographer Gregory Maqoma of Vuyani Dance Theatre, Johannesburg.

Where the Flowers Grow by Mark Norfolk
Warehouse Theatre, Dingwall Road Croydon | 03 – 26 Jun

Having recently moved to the suburbs with his wife and teenage son, Vernon Cumberbatch now finds his job under threat as the insurance company he works for is about to be bought out by a rival firm.

Six Rounds
Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London | 7 Jun – 2 Jul

Liminal Space presents the European premiere of Six Rounds by award winning African- American playwright John ADEkoje and is directed by Prav MJ.

21 June – 10 July
By Lydia Adetunji, directed Dan Barnard and Rachel Briscoe
When militants attack a new oil pipeline, British journalists and international spin doctors rush to the scene: everyone wants the inside story.

The Wiz
Birmingham / Yorkshire | 10 Jun – 16 Jul

A Super Soul Musical
This is a funny, bold and iconic African-American re-telling of The Wizard Of Ozmade famous by Motown Productions' cult movie starring Diana Ross as Dorothy, Michael Jackson as The Scarecrow and Richard Pryor as The Wiz.

Shrek The Musical ®
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London | Until 19 Feb, 2012

Shrek the Musical ® opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on May 6, 2011 starring Nigel Lindsay as Shrek, Richard Blackwood as Donkey, Nigel Harman as Lord Farquaad and Amanda Holden as Princess Fiona.

* FREE* Pegasus Opera's Singing Academy looking for teenage stars of the future
The Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton | From 12 Feb 2011 [term time until 2014]

Pegasus Opera Company is looking for young people to be part of a new singing academy in Lambeth called POSA (Pegasus Opera Singing Academy).

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