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The New Black Showcase

The Belgrade Theatre presents

New Black Showcase 2017

Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 November 2017

  • Presented at B2 stage
  • Tickets: Pay What You Can

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Join us for our fifth New Black Showcase and discover the exciting playwriting talent of the future. Once again the Belgrade is providing a platform for the voices of new writers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Previous New Black Showcase writers include Liz Mytton, whose play Red Snapper went on to be professionally produced by the Belgrade in 2016.

#ADJUSTMENT by Erinn Dhesi (1 Nov)
Mother and Bibi speak Punjabi. Miah and Roma speak Emoji. As phone calls and texts flood the home, can the family figure out what happened to Miah?

The Merchant of Port Royal by Angela McNab (2 Nov)
Maroon rebel Accompong attempts to woo the Queen of Blue Mountain whilst Chief Cudjoe makes a deal with an infamous Jewish trader. Join us for Shakespeare’s _The Merchant of Venice _with a Caribbean twist.

Futuretheatre (3 Nov)
Midlands-based Futuretheatre presents extracts from Invisible by Daniel Anderson and Ninety Days by Ashok Patel as a tantalising taster before their showcase at mac Birmingham.

Wed 1 Nov 6:00pm Book Tickets
Thu 2 Nov 6:00pm Book Tickets
Fri 3 Nov 6:00pm Book Tickets

New Black Showcase: Spotlight on Erinn Dhesi

Posted by Rosie Mackie on 13th October 2017

The Belgrade is preparing to present its fifth New Black Showcase, giving audiences a chance to hear stories from the most exciting new writers from Black, Asian... Read more

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