Talawa Firsts 2013

Talawa Firsts Theatre 2013

Talawa Firsts Festival showcasing the best in Black British writing

Curated by Michael Buffong, Talawa Firsts is a regular studio season dedicated to developing and showcasing the best in fresh Black British writing.

For three weeks Talawa’s studio is a hub of activity as upcoming directors lead development workshops on the scripts of emerging writers, followed by a series of play readings and discussions.

Series of new plays curated by Talawa Artistic Director Michael Buffong by rising Black British writers: Rex Obano, Anthonette Isioma, Martin Edwards, Rebecca David, Sharla Smith And Dd Armstrong.

DD Armstrong’s new play ‘You Know What You Are’ to tackle the ongoing issue of racism in football both on and off the pitch.

Piece in development by all female company ‘Women in the Space’ examines what it is to be young, black and female.

Platform discussions with Young Vic Artistic Director David lan, Talawa Artistic Director Michael Buffong and writer Nina Steiger.

3 – 21 June 2013 click here for full schedule