Tree - Created by Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah @ Upper Campfield, Manchester [from 29 June to 10 July]

Tree - Created by Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah


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29
Jun
 
- 10
Jul
20:00 - 21:30

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Upper Campfield
Campfield Arcade, Deansgate, M3 4FH Manchester, United Kingdom
Tree takes you on a thrilling journey in search of the soul and spirit of contemporary South Africa. Created by Idris Elba, whose album Mi Mandela provides the soundtrack, and Kwame Kwei-Armah, the dynamic new Artistic Director of London’s Young Vic, this major world-premiere production takes place in the round within Upper Campfield Market Hall, one of Manchester’s most atmospheric spaces.

Music, dance and film combine with an exciting cast to explore the past, present and future of this country at a crossroads – all through the eyes of one young man on a journey of healing.

Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah

Set & Costume Design — Jon Bausor
Sound Design — Paul Arditti
Video Design — Duncan McLean
Music Supervisor/Composer — Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante
Choreographer — Gregory Maqoma
Casting Director — Pippa Ailion CDG

Casting to be announced in due course.

A Manchester International Festival, Young Vic and Green Door Pictures co-production.

(Photo by Maarten de Boer/Contour by Getty Images)

MIF19 Members priority booking opens Mon 29 October 10am.
Public booking opens Thu 1 November 10am.
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