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Julie Tomlin’s theatre news: Sprint; Boat People; From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads; Monster

02 March, 2018 — By Julie Tomlin

NOW in its 21st year, the Camden People’s annual festival, Sprint, has a packed three-week programme of 46 different shows starting on March 5. This year’s line-up features new artists and more established names perform­ing new shows for the first time. Highlights include Inauguration, a physical theatre show by Rhiannon Brace, which is inspired by the 2017 presidential inauguration ceremony of Donald Trump and his comments about women on March 12. Jo Hauge’s If Britney Could Get Through 2007 We Can Get Through This on March 8-9 and For A Black Girl, exploring female sexuality, violence and the impact of everyday racism is on March 15.

Good news if you missed Boat People at Pentameters – extra dates have been added, so you have time to catch it on March 2 and 3 at 8pm and Sunday March 4 at 5pm. More details: 0844 412 4307.

• Adrian Berry’s acclaimed production From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads returns to Jacksons Lane March 6-10. Featuring Alex Walton and the voice of comedian Rob Newman as David Bowie. More details: 020 8341 4421.

• A new play that combines new writing and Shakespeare, featuring fragmented voices of Othello, Patrick Stewart and Mike Tyson is being performed at the King’s Head until March 4. Worklight Theatre’s Monster blurs fact and fiction in its quest to discover what’s really going on in the minds of young men. More details: 020 7226 4443.

• Author Jon Brittain and Luke Courtier join Jonathan Bliss at his Literary Salon at the Camden Comedy Club, the Camden Head tomorrow night at 8pm.


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