Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui

Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, Kings Cross, London

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Event location:
Camden Peoples' Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road
When:Event passed!
It was on
Tue 22nd Jan 2019 to
Sat 9th Feb 2019

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Where:Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, Kings Cross, London NW1 2PY
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Tuesday to Saturday: 19:15
Admission:£12 full price, £10 concession

About the event

On a hot clammy muggy day in October
In a Chinese takeaway restaurant
A decision was made:
A woman was going to take another woman’s baby.
She thought she was getting a chow mein and instead she got a baby.
Six months later
From the top floor of a hospital
Wrapped in blankets and snuggled away
A woman called Janice and a man called Phil
Took home a baby girl.
Me.

Based on the personal story of theatremaker Jennifer Tang, who was born to Cantonese parents but raised by a white British family, this powerful and contemporary new show asks what it really means to be British and Chinese, and how family, love and belonging all shape who and what we are.

Conceived & directed by Jennifer Tang
Devised & performed by Bea Holland, Siu-See Hung, Danielle Phillips and Paula So Man Siu
Design by Hannah Sibai
Lighting by Zia Bergin-Holly
Sound by Keir Vine

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Commissioned by Camden People’s Theatre. CPT’s Home Run commissioning programme is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Developed with the support of Theatre Royal Plymouth, Shoreditch Town Hall and China Exchange.

Official Link: https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/production/ghost-girl-gwei-mui/



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