Music, 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.Performers 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 Idris Elba. Author Kwame Kwei-Armah. Producer Manchester International Festival. Producer Young Vic. Producer Green Door Pictures. Director Kwame Kwei-Armah. Design Jon Bausor. Costume Jon Bausor. Sound Paul Arditti. Design Duncan McLean (video). Music Michael 'Mikey J' Asante. Choreographer Gregory Maqoma. Director Pippa Ailion (CDG - casting director).