A 1,000 Miles of History by Harold Finley - Bussey Building
Truly Fierce Productions presents A Thousand Miles of History, a new play written & directed by Harold Finley, at the Bussey Building, in Peckham, south London, from 4 to 30 March 2012.
Cast includes Michael Walters (Jean-Michel Basquiat), Adam Riches (Andy Warhol) Joseph Mydell (Gerard Basquiat), Lisa Caruccio Came (Mary Boone), Michael Palmer, Miles Mitchell (Juan Dubose), James Kermack (Mr Universe). Emmanuel Imani.
Set in the 1980’s SAMO Is Dead appeared on buildings across lower Manhattan when teenage Jean-Michel Basquiat killed off his graffiti phenomenon and launched a fine art career. As Basquiat moved out of the streets and into the galleries of Soho, so did his new friend Keith Haring, having caught the art world's attention with his subway drawings. Together, they rapidly became international art superstars, and befriended the legendary Andy Warhol. The lives and work of all three artists became intertwined.
Designed by Mike Lees, lighting by Anna Sbokou, music by David Turpin, movement by Alice Jordan, projection & film design by Tommy Lexen.