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Trailer: Nu Century Arts' "Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain" To Premiere In May

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by Emmanuel Akitobi
April 25, 2012 7:37 PM
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Produced by Nu Century Arts, Birmingham, in partnership with the Octavia Foundation, Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain is a groundbreaking film that builds on previous theatre heritage projects delivered by Nu Century Arts, exploring the history and heritage of black theatre in Britain.

Margins to Mainstream: The Story of Black Theatre in Britain "examines the different interpretations of 'Black British Theatre' as a label and genre and catalogues the incredible contribution of black actors, producers and playwrights to the UK theatre tradition. Featuring previously unseen footage of seminal plays, fascinating interviews with theatre heavyweights, 'Margins to Mainstream' tells the story of a dynamic art." [OF]

Historians, playwrights, producers and actors that contributed and appear in the film include Courttia Newland, Javone Prince, Kwame Kwei-Armah, and Pat Cumper.

The film will premiere at The Drum Arts Centre, in Birmingham, on Thursday May 10, @6PM.  After that first showing, Margins to Mainstream will have numerous showings that are listed HERE.

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  • Nadine | April 25, 2012 7:55 PMReply

    Yeeesss.... Beautiful.

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