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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

‘What’s the big deal?’: London Black Out night welcomed despite No 10 concerns by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

Theatre evening that encourages Black-only audience dubbed ‘divisive’ by Downing Street gets seal of approval from punters Stephen, an international education consultant, goes to about 2…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Friday, September 8, 2023

Several UK theatres close due to concerns over crumbling concrete by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

Cultural institutions join dozens of schools forced to shut down over use of Raac Theatres across the UK have joined the dozens of schools forced to close or partly close due to concerns ove…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:33PM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

‘Art that advocates for housing justice’: west London’s SPID theatre forced to close by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

Group founded 18 years ago raised £2.6m for renovation but says council has not carried out repairs As a little boy, Kris Lalaj would watch with envy as his big sister ran around Kensal Hou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:43AM
Friday, May 26, 2023

‘Inspirational’: fans pay tribute to Tina Turner outside London musical by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

After news of death of ‘queen of rock’n’roll’ broke, people gathered to pay respects at West End theatre Markus Leitz had counted down the days until his trip to London’s West End …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:36AM
Monday, April 17, 2023

‘I felt alone’: new UK play shows Black women’s experiences with breast cancer by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

Play highlights racial health inequalities in diagnosis, representation and care Black women’s experiences with breast cancer will be put under the spotlight this month, in a play looking …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Friday, November 18, 2022

‘It’s undoubtedly going to have a big impact’: inside three Arts Council funding cases by Mabel Banfield-Nwachi, Caroline Butterwick and Alex Needham

In our final set of case studies exploring the impact of Arts Council England’s new funding round, we speak to Ballet Black, Disability Arts Online and Camden Art Centre Thrilled, relieved…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:18AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards