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Until The Flood Tickets

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Tickets to see Dael Orlandersmith come to the Arcola with Until the Flood
Written and performed by Dael Orlandersmith Directed by Neel Keller Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Yellowman, Young Vic) arrives in Europe to perform her urgent and revelatory play. Missouri, 2014. Michael Brown, a black teenager, is shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer. A tidal wave of unrest sweeps across the nation, powered by a new activist movement called Black Lives Matter. Its ripples are felt all over the world. In this gripping and revelatory drama, based on real-life interviews from the aftermath of the shooting, Dael Orlandersmith journeys into the heart and soul of modern-day America. Confronting the powerful forces of history, race and politics, she embodies the many faces of a community rallying for justice, and a country still yearning for change. Also playing at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh as part of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 (5 Reviews)
  • Review Avatar Sep 15, 2019

    Beautifully performed and written. Every character was believable, and captivating - yet it was only 1 actress. Lovely theatre also.

  • Review Avatar Sep 17, 2019

    Great play, great performance

  • Review Avatar Sep 18, 2019

    A well-acted production, but not the most enthralling of plays. Provocative on a troubling subject.

  • Review Avatar Sep 26, 2019

    A profound, moving play, how she portrayed all of the characters with little more than a chair and one prop per character let alone remember all,of the dialogue is unbelievable. First rate,

  • Review Avatar Sep 28, 2019

    A monologue was excellent, I felt the actress engrossed each character she depicted and pull me in also. Amazing amazing and once again amazing!