Ivanno Jeremiah, Retrograde – interview

Interview by: Christina Nicole
Published: Friday 5 May 2023, 12:30am

The Golden Age of Hollywood. Behind closed doors, aspiring actor Sidney Poitier is offered a lucrative contract that could make him a superstar. But what is he willing to sacrifice?

From the writer of award-winning, sold-out, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, Ryan Calais Cameron’s explosive new play explores identity, resilience, and integrity as it examines a true event in 1960’s Hollywood and the reality of a Black actor’s journey to stardom.

NEED TO KNOW: Retrograde is at Kiln Theatre from 20 April to 27 May 2023 | Post show Q&A: Tues 2 May