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Lanre Malaolu Productions

[West End, 2020]
Choreographer/Movement Director

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Review: NOW, I SEE, Stratford East

In this second installment of Lanre Malaolu’s trilogy (following SAMSKARA, The Yard Theatre), Now, I  See shines a light on how the physical body holds grief and the ways in which this manifests in the lives of black British men. As two brothers reunite at their late sibling’s celebration of remembrance, they are forced to rebuild connection after their long-standing estrangement and own up to the redemption they seek.
Photos: First Look At NOW, I SEE At Stratford East

Stratford East has released production photos for NOW, I SEE by Lanre Malaolu running until 1 June 2024.
Full Cast And Creatives Announced For The Premiere Of NOW, I SEE At Stratford East

Discover the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of NOW, I SEE by Lanre Malaolu at Stratford East. This second instalment in a trilogy explores the truth of being a Black man in contemporary Britain.
Yard Theatre Will Host a 'Black Out' Night For SAMUEL TAKES A BREAK

The Yard Theatre will host a special 'Black Out' night for the play 'Samuel Takes A Break,' which is nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Writing Prize. The Black Out Night will be held on 28 February at 7.30pm.
Stratford East Reveals Lineup Of New Shows And Events For 2024

STRATFORD EAST has announced a lineup of new shows and events for 2024, including Lanre Malaolu's 'Now, I See,' a powerful exploration of the Black male experience in contemporary Britain. Don't miss this thought-provoking production.
Full Cast Announced For THE CLINIC At Almeida Theatre

Monique Touko directs Toyin Ayedun-Alase, Donna Berlin, Maynard Eziashi, Simon Manyonda, Gloria Obianyo and Mercy Ojelade in the production which opens on Monday 12 September, with previews from Saturday 3 September, running until Saturday 1 October.
SAMSKARA Returns To The Yard For Four Weeks This Summer

The Yard Theatre today announce the return of their sell-out world premiere production of SAMSKARA, which originally played for two weeks in 2021 and was later extended for an additional week due to demand for tickets. Returning now for a four week run from 27 June to 23 July 2022 (press night on 30 June), SAMSKARA is written and directed by Lanre Malaolu and produced by The Yard and Shereen Hamilton. 
Photos: First Look at SAMSKARA at The Yard Theatre

Get a first look at the world premiere of SAMSKARA at The Yard Theatre.
SAMSKARA Announces Extension and School's Programme

Due to high demand for tickets, the world premiere of SAMSKARA at The Yard Theatre today announces a five-day extension of its initial run, with new dates from Monday, 22 November - Friday, 26 November.
The Yard Announce Autumn Season With Two Premieres, NT Collab, and Night Drafts

The Yard's autumn season will include two new theatre premieres by emerging and established artists; ATHENA by Gracie Gardner will open the season, providing a platform for director Grace Gummer following her National Theatre Women of Tomorrow Directors Award.
Casting Announced For FEVER PITCH at the Hope Theatre

Fever Pitch will star Ashley Gerlach as 'Pete/Ensemble', Gabrielle MacPherson as 'Sarah/Ensemble', Jack Trueman as 'Nick' and Louise Hoare as 'Louise/Ensemble'.
Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020

The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 
Battersea Arts Centre Announces Digital 2020 Autumn Season MAKE/LOVE

Battersea Arts Centre is extending an invitation to Make/Love this autumn, today announcing an ambitious season of daring and intimate work. At a time when connecting people has never been more important, Make/Love asks how we can re-imagine a future with care and creativity as the guidelines.
Rural Dance Digital Season Launches Today

This autumn, the Rural Touring Dance Initiative (RTDI) is going digital, with a series of online events that launches today with a brand new commission from Lost Dog, a season of filmed dance shows and Q&As, and a special digital taster of Scottish Dance Theatre's Antigone, Interrupted.
The UK Premiere Of Antoinette Nwandu's PASS OVER Extends For 2 Weeks

Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces that her critically acclaimed production of the UK première of Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over extends for 2 weeks - now running until 4 April. Featuring three acclaimed performances by Alexander Eliot ('An unnerving performance' Financial Times), Paapa Essiedu ('Essiedu is superb a?" let's just give him all the awards now' Time Out) and Gershwyn Eustache Jnr ('A sensational performance' Guardian). There are over 2,000 tickets available at just £15 across the remainder of the run.
Photo Flash: First Look at PASS OVER at the Kiln Theatre

Kiln Theatre presents PASS OVER by Antoinette Nwandu, 13 February – 21 March. Directed by Indhu Rubasingham; Designer Robert Jones; Lighting Designer Oliver Fenwick; Sound Designers Ben & Max Ringham; Movement Director Lanre Malaolu; Casting Director Julia Horan CDG; Voice and Dialect Coach Hazel Holder.
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PASS OVER at the Kiln Theatre

Kiln Theatre presents Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, 13 February – 21 March.
Full Cast Announced For The UK Première Of Antoinette Nwandu's PASS OVER

With Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit playing its final week and Mike Bartlett's Snowflake in rehearsals, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the full cast for her production of the UK première of Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over. Joining the previously announced Paapa Essiedu (Moses), are Alexander Eliot (Mister/Ossifer) and Gershwyn Eustache Jnr (Kitch). The production opens on 19 February 2020, with previews from 13 February, and runs until 21 March.
Free Mini-Festival A BIT OF A DO Comes To Stanley Halls

Now in its third year, the pioneering free mini-festival A Bit Of A Do from Drunken Chorus returns championing the work of artists with and without disabilities. Working with some amazing partners including BSL consultants, a visually impaired theatre company, local apprentices with learning disabilities, disability charities, artists and audiences, their aim is to empower artists to create and access theatre and dance.
The Sick Of The Fringe Festival Interrogates The Health Of Society

The Sick of the Fringe: Care & Destruction announce a line-up of performance and discussion that interrogates health in all its forms. The festival launches a year-long programme of work from unheard voices and perspectives. Artists including Tania El Khoury, Le Gateau Chocolat, Travis Alabanza, Lanre Malaolu, Lois Weaver, Laurence Clarke and HighRise Theatre with new and returning work. Live theatre, music, dance, comedy, discussion and film presented at three venues across three days.

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