African Snow

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African Snow is the meeting of two men, cast from opposite sides into the hell of the slave trade – Olaudah Equiano, stolen from his home in West Africa, and John Newton, the converted slave-trader who later gave the world its most famous hymn, Amazing Grace... Read More >

African Snow is the meeting of two men, cast from opposite sides into the hell of the slave trade – Olaudah Equiano, stolen from his home in West Africa, and John Newton, the converted slave-trader who later gave the world its most famous hymn, Amazing Grace. Bringing them face to face, however, is perhaps beyond the scope of human reason. African Snow takes us to the heart of the human condition to the place where two men are compelled to confront one another. Can victim and abuser ever be reconciled? African Snow is an epic and passionate piece of contemporary theatre marking the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, and exposing an unfinished business…

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 24/04/2007

Closing Night: 05/05/2007

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Paul Burbridge

Producer - Riding Lights Theatre Company with York Theatre Royal

Designer - Sean Cavanagh

Lighting Designer - Ben Cracknell

Author - Murray Watts

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