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Tree archiveMusic, dance and film combine with an exciting cast to explore the past, present and future of this country at a crossroads - all through the eyes of one young man on a journey of healing. World Premiere. Tree takes you on a thrilling journey in search of the soul and spirit of contemporary South Africa. Created by Idris Elba, whose album Mi Mandela provides the soundtrack, and Kwame Kwei-Armah, the dynamic new Artistic Director of London's Young Vic, this major world-premiere production takes place in the round within Upper Campfield Market Hall, one of Manchester's most atmospheric spaces.


Christian Bradley, Lucy Briggs-Owen, Sinead Cusack, Kurt Edyiawan, Alfred Enoch, Anna-Kay Alicia Gayle, Joan Iyiola, Anthony Matsena, Daniella May, Patrice Naiambana, Mbulelo Ndabeni, Andile Sotiya


Author(s): Idris Elba, Kwame Kwei-Armah
Producer(s): Manchester International Festival, Young Vic, Green Door Pictures
Director(s): Kwame Kwei-Armah, Pippa Ailion (CDG - casting director)
Design(s): Jon Bausor, Duncan McLean (video)
Costume: Jon Bausor
Sound: Paul Arditti
Music: Michael 'Mikey J' Asante
Choreographer: Gregory Maqoma
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Tree (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0573325593. Details of all Tree archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0502529986

Archive Listings

29 Jul 19
24 Aug 19
The Young Vic
West End
Greater London
29 Jun 19
13 Jul 19
Greater Manchester

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