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How to Have Fun in a Civil War

Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 6LA
Black History Month, Drama, Dance and Performance, Festivals, Pay to attend
Tuesday 25th October 2022 (18:30-20:30)
SWF Civil War

Minnesota-based Somali playwright and performer Ifrah Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali Civil War to confront violent history with humour and provide a voice for the global refugee stories of children.

How to Have Fun in a Civil War, is a one-act multimedia play, which explores war from an idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali refugee girl. The play weaves puppetry, poetry, videos and multiple oral stories taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing audience to engage in a healing process that is still raw for survivors of the war.

Written & performed by Ifrah Mansour

Directed By Lindsey C. Samples

Sound Design By Peter Morrow

£10. See further details and book ticket