Black Theatre Live
c.o. Tara Arts, 356 Garratt Lane,
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8333 4457
Contact: Jonathan Kennedy
Black Theatre Live is the pioneering national consortium of 8 regional theatres led by Tara Arts, committed to effecting change nationally for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic touring theatre through a sustainable 3-year programme of national touring, structural support and audience development.
Black Theatre Live is a partnership of Tara Arts (London), Derby Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts (Hexham), Lighthouse (Poole), Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds, Theatre Royal Margate, Stratford Circus Arts Centre (London) and Key Theatre (Peterborough).
Black Theatre Live is a pioneering national consortium of 8 regional theatres. Following Black Theatre Lives’ first tours in 2015 of Tara Arts' Macbeth directed by Jatinder Verma and She Called Me Mother starring BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Cathy Tyson and award winning The Diary of a Hounslow Girl and the UK's first all-black Hamlet in 2016, and An Evening With An Immigrant with Inua Ellams' in spring 2017 prior to his season at the National Theatre. The next small-scale tour is Big Foot with HighRise Theatre, in autumn 2017.
We are delighted our next co-production, Mountains - The Dreams of Lily Kwok will be the UK's first ever Britisb East Asian national tour on the mid-scale with Yellow Earth Theatre and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.