Croydonites is a festival of new theatre and performance for Croydon, founded in 2015. It showcases the work of artists from around the UK, and provides a platform for Croydon based theatre and performance makers. Soho Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company present Half Breed Written and performed by Natasha Marshall "I am that mixed raced kid, like 50/50, on the fence, luke warm, in-between maybe. Trust me, around here I'm about as black as it goes…" Jazmin feels different. She doesn't want to stay in the village. She doesn't want to have a baby. She doesn't want to laugh at racist jokes in the local pub. She's got to get out. Following its world premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and a run at London's Soho Theatre, Soho Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company present Half Breed, Natasha Marshall's semi-autobiographical dark comedy about finding your voice.
Soho Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company present
‘I am that mixed raced kid, like 50/50, on the fence, lukewarm, in-between maybe. Trust me, around here I’m about as black as it goes…’ Jazmin feels different. She doesn’t want to stay in the village. She doesn’t want to have a baby. She doesn’t want to laugh at racist jokes in the local pub. She’s got to get out. A partly autobiographical dark comedy about finding your voice. Written and performed by Alfred Fagon Award shortlisted writer Natasha Marshall.
Age category: 14+
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Reviews & features
Half Breed25 Aug 2017
Solo adventures from Wessex
Standing alone on stage, accompanied by nothing but a few hanging lights, Natasha Marshall is a commanding presence, emitting an energy that is unprecedented for a one-woman show of this scale. When mixed-race teenager Jazmin is finally given the…
BAME acts to see at the Fringe 201727 Jul 2017
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