God is a woman in Is God Is, the electrifying Aleshea Harris play that makes every bit as strong an impression on the Royal Court mainstage as it did off-Broadway at Soho Rep in 2018. (The explosive 90-minute work has also been optioned as a film.) Arriving as part of an exciting sequence of American female writers debuting works in London (Suzan-Lori Parks's White Noise and Bess Wohl's Camp Siegfried are both to come, while Paula Vogel's Indecent only just opened), Is God Is weds the sort of...
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Aleshea Harris’ award-winning play collides the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk.
When a letter arrives from the mother they thought was dead, 21 year old twins Racine and Anaia travel from the Dirty South to the California desert and a yellow house with teal shutters. They are on a mission to avenge her past and ready to take down anyone who stands in their way.
Aleshea Harris’ revenge tale about two women seeking justice and taking control of their own narratives, has received the Relentless Award and Obie Award for Playwriting. The UK Premiere will be directed by Royal Court Associate Director Ola Ince.
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Cast and creative
By: Aleshea Harris
Director: Ola Ince
Design: Chloe Lamford
Lighting: Simisola Lucia Majekodunmi
Costume: Natalie Pryce
Choreography: Jordan 'JFunk' Franklin
Sound: Max Perryment
Cast List: Mark Monero, Cecilia Noble, Vivienne Acheampong, Adelayo Adedayo, Ray Emmet Brown, Ernest Kingsley Jnr, Tamara Lawrance and Rudolphe Mdlongwa.
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Four new productions have been confirmed to play at the Royal Court, with performances through to June 2022. The new works include plays by Alistair McDowall, as well as an encore run of The Song Project."We are nearly there. After months of disruption and postponement, after plagues and flooding, we are delighted to announce the last precious plays which have been waiting not so patiently to be put in front of you our audience." said artistic director Vicky Featherstone."The work more than ever...
The full cast for the UK premiere of Aleshea Harris' Is God Is will star Mark Monero and Cecilia Noble. Is God Is is at the Royal Court from 10 September - 23 October.Mark Monero makes his Royal Court debut in Is God Is. Previously, Monero has starred in Antigone at Theatre Royal Stratford East and One Man Two Guvnors at the National Theatre. He's joined by Cecilia Noble who returns to the Royal Court, previously in Liberian Girl and The Sacred Night. Noble's West End credits include The Welkin,...