An urban ghost story by Michael Wicherek
“Smart, knowing and full of heart, this may be an urban ghost story but the shivers it sends up your spine are nothing to do with spooks, and everything to do with its wondrous spell.”Metro
An extraordinary night in the life of an ordinary young man is shared with the audience through memories and emotions. This compelling, witty and intimate play explores the harsh realities of growing up, independence and the consequences of a journey which will change lives forever.
Using the rhythms and gestures of rap, underscored by an original soundtrack, the play tells us of the love between a young man and his girlfriend and her concern about what will happen when she leaves for university. The play explores the emotional consequences of feeling abandoned by a father and the guilt after rejecting attempts at reconciliation.
“Every aspect of this production is outstanding. From the bare, basic stage set which subtly changes to reflect different moods and situations to the cleverly crafted and selected musical interludes, the atmosphere is intense and gripping.” Read full review
“An interesting, soulful tale of coming-of-age, the play relies on underlying currents of guilt, remorse and youthful optimism.” Read full review
Arts Centre Washington (Washington), The New Wolsey Theatre (Ipswich), Emporium (Brighton); Half Moon Young People’s Theatre (London); Greenbelt Festival (Cheltenham); The Forum (Darlington); The Wynd Theatre (Melrose)
Lloyd Thomas (Boy); Carl Chambers (Boy); Michael Wicherek (Writer); Iqbal Khan (Director) OneNess Sankara (Adaptation); Rhys Jarman (Set & Costume Design); Jon Nicholls (Composer)