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Some really interesting international events, at :
The Hawth Theatre

The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ

Crawley is midway between London and Brighton and is easily accessible by motorway (Gatwick Airport is four miles away) and rail.

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Subject: SEFAN:2006-05-09:02 GLEANINGS. Going Global _at_ The Hawth

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Cultural Diversity South East Email group
CULTURALDIVERSITYSOUTHEAST Digest for Monday, May 08, 2006.

1. Going Global


Celebrating music and theatre from around the world


Wed 17 May 8pm (Theatre)
South Africa 
  <> Soweto Gospel Choir 
‘Nothing can really prepare you for the riot of exuberance and depth of
emotion’ The Scotsman 
 The long awaited return of South Africa’s internationally acclaimed
Soweto Gospel Choir with their new show
The magnificent Choir performs a programme of traditional and
contemporary African and international gospel.
Tickets: £22.50. 

Thur 25 May 7.45pm (Studio)
South Africa 
 Market Theatre 
 <> The Island 
By Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona
 Set in apartheid South Africa in the notorious Robben Island prison,
The Island follows the lives of two political prisoners as
 they labour by day and rehearse Sophocles' Antigone by night. A
fascinating and sensitive examination of the bonds and tensions
between two men unfolds...
 ‘outstanding commentary on the sufferings of wronged humanity’ Times
 The Island delivers its poignant political message with a humour,
humanity and sparseness characteristic of township theatre.
Tickets: £9.50 (discounts: £7.50). Schools: £6.50
Free Post Show discussion with the Company. 

Sat 10 June 8.15pm (Studio)
  <> Hassan Erraji 
‘Time and again Erraji stunned the audience with his inventive playing
The Stage. 
 Hassan Erraji is a Moroccan master musician, prolific composer and
songwriter as well as being a seductive and dramatic singer.
Born near Marrakesh, Hassan plays the music of Morocco, North Africa and
Turkey mainly on Oud (fretless Arab lute) but he also Arabic Harp,
the nay (bamboo flute), violin and hand drums.
 ‘the sort of music I feel I want to shout about from the rooftops for
the whole world to hear’ Taplas 
Tickets: £8.50 (discounts: £6.50). 

Thur 15 & Fri 16 June 7.45pm (Studio)
  <> Rap Canterbury Tales 
Canadian Baba Brinkman resurrects Chaucer’s fourteenth century
masterpiece the form of a lyrical battle as The Pardoner, The Miller, 
The Wife of Bath, and Chaucer himself all compete for the storytelling
crown. Combining virtuoso hiphop rhymes and hilarious punchlines
with stunning music and a powerful storytelling voice, Baba Brinkman
brings The Canterbury Tales to life.
Tickets: £9.50 (discounts: £7.50). School tickets: £6.50, 1 free ticket
for every 10 purchased. 
Hip Hop Writing Workshop: Thursday 15 June 5pm - Tickets: £3 (discounts
£2), £1 if booked with ticket for the show.

Tue 20 June 7.45pm (Studio)
 The Leicester Haymarket Theatre 
 <> The Bogus Woman 
By Kay Adshead 
Performed by Sarah Niles 
 England. 1997. A young woman arrives at Heathrow fleeing for her life.
Interrogated, locked up, abused and humiliated she is witness to the
brutality of the State and the casual disregard for an individual’s
human rights. The Bogus Woman is a powerful political play and features
a stunning and compelling performance by Sarah Niles, playing 48 different
characters in 90 minutes. This is urgent explosive theatre! 
 ‘..a powerful and passionate piece of theatre that, if seen widely
enough, might change hearts and minds..’ Michael Billington, The
 Suitable for 15+. Contains strong language and powerful, potentially
unsettling material. 
 Tickets: £9.50 (discounts £7.50).Schools: £6.50. 

Sun 9 & Mon 10 July. Sun 3pm, Mon 1.30pm (Studio)
 South Africa/UK
 Action Transport (UK) and Vulavulani (South Africa) present 
 <> Gogo
 Gogo tells the story of two kids from Soweto who are sent to live with
their Gogo (Grandmother) in the country. Township culture comes face to
face with African tradition as the battle begins in this funny and moving
family adventure. Featuring live music and dance, Gogo is perfect for 7
to 11 year olds, 
their parents and Gogos everywhere! 
 Tickets: £8.50 (discounts/schools £6.50). Family of 4: £26. 

Fri 14 July 8pm (Outdoor Marquee)
  <> Freshlyground 
 The new sound of the new South Africa - seven talented musicians from
South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. 
Highly infectious and undeniably groovy Afro-Pop, fusing eclectic
musical influences to create a unique contemporary, urban, funky and
distinctively African sound. 
 Tickets: £10 in advance. £12 on door. Under 18s: £5.

Sat 22 July 8pm (Outdoor Marquee)
 <> Dennis Rollins’ Badbone & Co
2006 BBC Jazz Awards 'Best Band' nominees 
 ‘Dennis is that rarest of jazz beasts: a genuine star’ The Independent
on Sunday 
 Dennis Rollins - perhaps best known for his work with The Jazz Warriors
and Courtney Pine - brings a unique and exciting approach to the
in a repertoire of groove-based, funky dance music with jazz
overtones.From the blues to hip hop, to infectious funk and soul, the
popularity of this band
just grows and grows.
’one of Britain’s most exciting performers, and is building an
increasing international following’ Jazzwise 
 Tickets: £10 in advance. £12 on door. Under 18s: £5.

Further <>  Details/Booking 01293 553636
Online  <> Booking

Going Global is funded by the National Lottery through
Arts Council England

Penny Allen      /      Anthony John Allen

South East Folk Arts Network:
Charity registered in England and Wales No: 1111883
Company Limited by Guarantee No: 5114495 registered in Cardiff

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