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Breakin’ Convention 2010
- The Seventh Annual International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

Sadler’s Wells | 3 May, 2010

Breakin' Convention is Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre, returning for its seventh year.

Flight of Hope
The People Show, Pollard Row | 7 May, 2010

A work in progress. A beautiful piece of theatrical poetry, told through live music, recorded sound and movement. ‘Flight of Hope’ is the story of a West African asylum seeker arriving and dealing with the asylum process in London.

Painted Word: Land of Look Behind
The Tabernacle, Powis Square | 10 May

By fusing the bar scene with theatre, this is truly a unique event. Come and enjoy a play reading, take part in the discussion after, drink a rum punch and enjoy the DJ set

Sus
The Broadway, Broadway Barking | 14/15 May 2010

A timely revival of Barrie Keeffe’s multi award winning play set on election night 1979.

Markus the Sadist
Bloomsbury Theatre 17 – 20 May, 2010

As hip-hop culture evolves and continues to court controversy, Jonzi Productions returns to the Bloomsbury Theatre with Markus the Sadist

Thriller - Live in the West End
Lyric Theatre, London until May 2010

Thriller – Live is the spectacular, high-octane show specially created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson...

Ruined by Lynn Nottage
The Almeida Theatre | 15 April to 5 June, 2010

A small mining town deep in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Eurydice

Eurydice
Young Vic | 29 April - 05 June, 2010

European premiere - created by the team behind the multi-award-winning The Brothers Size.

Desert Boy

Desert Boy
The Albany | 28 April to 12 June, 2010

They say your life flashes in front of you just before you die. But supposing it's not just your life. Supposing it's someone else's...

Napoleon Noir
Lost Theatre | 19 May – 06 June, 2010

The island of Haiti may be familiar to most of us as a result of the turmoil caused by the hurricane in 2008 and the devastating earthquake earlier this year, but how many know of the turbulence brought about by the Haitian hero Toussaint L’Overture

Treemonisha by Scott Joplin

Treemonisha by Scott Joplin
UK Tour | 28 May to 13 June, 2010

Pegasus Opera Company was founded in 1992 by Artistic Director Lloyd Newton and has a track record for producing excellent multi-racial Opera.

Naked Soldiers

Naked Soldiers
Warehouse Theatre | 21 May – 20 June

There's been a near fatal stabbing in a local park and a young teenager is in a critical condition. Seventeen year old Tony's been accused of what has been called a racially motivated crime and goes on the run.

Bend it Like Beauty by Ben Voss
Oval House Theatre | 25 May – 12 June

One of South Africa’s sharpest and most uncompromising satirists, Ben Voss unleashes an alter-ego who represents the face of the new South Africa – the rich, black, opinionated and botox-ed Business Woman of the Year, Beauty Ramapelepele.

Dream of the Dog
Trafalgar Studios 2 | 26 May - 19 June, 2010

Dream of the Dog is a richly textured and complex story of South Africa's emerging democracy, and its continued negotiation with its past in order to find a workable identity for its future.

August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
The Young Vic | 27 May – 03 July, 2010

August Wilson’s masterpiece receives its first major London revival at the Young Vic. Delroy Lindo (The Cider House Rules, Malcolm X, Get Shorty)

The Harder They Come Returns
UK Tour: 14 May – 10 July

Afridiziak Theatre News is pleased to exclusively report that the acclaimed movie to play adaptation of Perry Henzell's The Harder They Come returns this summer for a UK Tour

Flipping the Script
Young Vic | 14 May/28 June/20 July, 2010

Flipping the Script: the best untold stories of black Britain Flipping the Script gives you the chance to hear a few of the thousands of different voices that make up the black British experience.

FELA! on Broadway
Until 30 Sept (Broadway)

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Will & Jada Pinkett Smith present Fela!, the new Broadway musical based on the life of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, marking the first Broadway production that these entertainment icons have presented.

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