Friday 13 & Saturday 14 October 2006
SNAP in association with Greenwich and Lewisham's Young People's Theatre present Master Juba based on the real life story of William Henry Lane, a brilliant young Black dancer of freed slave heritage, brought to London by PT Barnum to dance for Queen Victoria in 1854.
A story of artistry defeating exploitation, and elevated to stardom by Charles Dickens, it follows Juba, who bids to become the 'champion dancer of the world'. If he wins he no longer has to wear the Black Face mask of the minstrel, if he loses he is enslaved by his heritage for ever.
To celebrate Black History Month, Millfield Theatre has made 100 free tickets available for this Friday's performance (13 October) at 7.30pm. To claim your free tickets (normally Â£9.50), simply call Millfield Box Office on 020 8807 6680 and quote "Black History Month Offer. Tickets subject to availability.
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton, London, N18 1PJ.
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