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Apphia Campbell & Meredith Yarbrough

Woke

  • Price:
    £13 - £15
  • Duration:
    60 mins
Overview

42 years apart, two women join in the struggle for civil rights.

Set against a powerful soundtrack of original music, gospel and blues, Woke travels to the 1970s and Black Panther Assata Shakur, then to present-day Ferguson in 2014 and college student Ambrosia.

Both challenge the American justice system, become criminalised through political activism, and ultimately are faced with the same choice: stay and fight, or flee?

Woke won the coveted Scotsman Fringe First Award for its premiere season, and was highly commended by the judges of the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award.

Director: Caitlin Skinner; Lighting Design: Simon Hayes; Sound Design: Joseph Degnan; Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic

Inspiring

British Theatre Guide

Mesmerising

The Skinny

Campbell is the most powerful voice of the Fringe

The Scotsman
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Please note: This show contains some strong language and gunshot sounds

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Dates & Tickets
  • Fri 4 October 20197:00pm
  • Sat 5 October 20197:00pm