Lakeside Arts
Part of University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts
Event Detail
The Egg, Wales Millennium Centre and Oxford Playhouse’s co-production of Holm Theatre’s

Josephine

Saturday 23 October - Sunday 24 October
Djanogly Theatre

Children & Families

£8.50-£10
1 hour (no interval)

Saturday 23 October, 2.30pm & 6pm
Sunday 24 October, 11.30am & 2.30pm
Suitable for ages 7+

Written by Leona Allen
Directed by Jesse Briton

Josephine Baker became an original 20th Century icon. Dancer, actor, activist, campaigner, spy and mother to the multicultural Rainbow Tribe, Josephine truly broke the mould. But almost 50 years after her death, Café Josephine, a down-at-heel New York diner dedicated to her memory faces closure.

Nobody remembers Josephine, what she did and stood for. With a Harlem Renaissance-inspired score and spring-heeled Charleston dancing, Josephine blurs the real and imaginary as we follow her story from St Louis slums and into the hearts of the world.