One Night In Miami… is written by Kemp Powers and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. The cast features Sope Dirisu as Cassius Clay, Francois Battiste as Malcom X, David Ajala as Jim Brown and Arinzé Kene as Sam Cooke.
A lot can happen in one evening, as Kemp Powers' play suggests, drawing on real events that fictionalise conversations between a number of famous faces barred up in a hotel room on a winter's night in 1964. Cassius Clay has just won the world heavyweight title and is mid-celebration with four friends and only a tub of vanilla ice cream to toast with. The next day he will stand alongside... Read more