Upcoming Performances & Workshops 

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"You’d be mad to miss." British Vogue
"Ingenious." ★★★★ The Guardian
"A triumph." ★★★★ The Stage

FOLLOWING A SELL-OUT WORLD PREMIERE IN 2021, ★★★★ SAMSKARA RETURNS.

WHEN I LOOK AT YOU, WHEN OUR EYES CONNECT?
I HAVE TO PROTECT, TO HOLD ON TO SOMETHING, 
’CAUSE THERE’S TOO MUCH TO FEEL. 

Four generations of Black men are trying to understand themselves in a world that tells them that they have to be strong. They tell their stories, their bodies intertwine, they move for themselves and for one another.

Inspired by real-life testimonies, SAMSKARA is an explosive fusion of movement, hip-hop dance and text; an exploration of Black masculinity, vulnerability, and the cycles of fatherhood.

Moving through joy and suffering, laughter and longing, this soul-baring odyssey by award-winning artist Lanre Malaolu is an ode to what it means to be a Black man in Britain today.

 

Commissioned by The Yard Theatre. 

 

DATES AND TIMES

27 June-23 July, 8pm

Preview Performances*: 
27 June, 8pm 
28 June, 8pm 
29 June, 8pm 

*Previews are a set of public performances that take place before its official opening. Tickets for these nights are sold at a reduced rate. 

Captioned Performances:
21 July, 8pm
22 July, 7.30pm

100 Black Men:
15 July, 7.30pm
22 July, 7.30pm (captioned)

The Black Banquet (for the Black community): 
1 July, 10pm (after the performance of SAMSKARA)

The Banquet (for everyone): 
7 July, 10pm (after the performance of SAMSKARA)

Running time: 
approximately 90 minutes (may be subject to change)

WAYS TO SAVE

Tickets start from £10. Prices increase as the theatre fills – the earlier you book the cheaper it will be.

Locals get 30% off all tickets with a free Yard Local Card – sign up online here.

If you’re aged 26 and under you can get £5 tickets on the door to all performances that are not sold out with #NoEmptySeats.

ACCESS

Access tickets are priced as concessions and can be booked online. We offer free tickets for companions and these must be booked by emailing marketing@theyardtheatre.co.uk.

CONTENT ADVISORIES

Age Guidance: 12+

We will update this as the show continues to be made. 

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

THE YARD THEATRE BOX OFFICE: 0333 320 2896

https://theyardtheatre.co.uk/theatre/events/samskara/

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