Little Mighty

WOKE by Testament

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Wed 25 Sep, 20:00

Advisory age: 12+

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The twin juggernauts of Hip-Hop and feminism are on a collision course. And Testament reckons he’s the guy to sort it out.

A rapper and World Record Holding Beatboxer, he thinks he’s a right-on kind of guy.  He’s made theatre shows and had his poetry on Radio 4.

Then his daughter is born and suddenly he’s not so sure. That’s why he’s staying up late, lost in the dark worlds of the internet. Because that’s the place people go to talk about these things.

What will he discover as he starts to unpick his own prejudices? With a dose of wit, a knack for self-deprecation and a truck-load of honesty, Testament is ready to find out.

Expect beatboxing, spoken word, storytelling and hip-hop classics as you’ve never heard them before.

Suitable for ages 12+

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Created by Testament in association with LittleMighty
A Leeds Playhouse, Royal Exchange Theatre, Roundhouse and Camden People’s Theatre co-production

 

Ticket information

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WOKE Promo Video

WOKE Promo Video

Reviews

  • 'Suffused with honesty and wit.'

    ★★★★ The Stage
  • 'Testament is a one-man mashup machine'

    British Theatre Guide
  • 'A heart-on-its- sleeve powerful piece of work'

    ★★★★ Yorkshire Post

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: Box Office: 0118 960 6060; Administration: 0118 937 3456

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm