Readings at the Muse...
26 & 27 JULY, 6.00 - 9.00PM
THE MUSE GALLERY, 269 PORTOBELLO ROAD, LONDON W11 1LR
by Leonard Melfi
“When... we got up this morning, my mother and
me, we had coffeecake and caviar for breakfast. It was a big surprise. ”
A young, unsuccessful poet meets a young girl at an all night cafeteria in Manhattan. She doesn’t want to return home to the Bronx where she lives with her mother, so he convinces her to come to his place where he tries to seduce her. She resists in a most devastating way, turning the evening into a nightmare for both of them. It is a boy meet girl story unlike any other.
Cast: Simon Blake, Irina Peltola Director: Jeffery Kissoon
Approx, 45 mins.This amateur production of “Birdbath” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH LTD a Concord Theatricals Company.
DINNER WITH BONO
by Mark Norfolk
“They look in your eyes and don't know what you're thinking. And because you're not thinking what they're thinking, you are free”
International pop star, Bono is coming to the city of Kampala, Uganda, so the government wants the homeless off the streets. Shona wants to help City Link, a local man she’s befriended, but how well does she really know him? Meanwhile, the ‘world’ is coming to town and the civil war goes on.
Cast: Gail Egbeson, Lanre Danmola Director: Mark Norfolk
Approx, 25 mins. Dinner With Bono was adapted from City Link written by Ugandan writer, Jackee Budesta Batanda.
Ka Zimba Theatre aims to tell authentic stories of contemporary Britain that reaches across cultural lines, encouraging young people to explore the society in which they live. The company was developed by Jeffery Kissoon as a space for experimentation and training in theatrical expression inspired by the ancient African martial art form of Ka Zimba.