The Golden Age of Hollywood. Behind closed doors, aspiring actor Sidney Poitier is offered a lucrative contract that could make him a superstar. But what is he willing to do to achieve fame? Book Retrograde tickets on TodayTix.
From the writer of award-winning, sold-out, For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy, Ryan Calais Cameron’s new play based on a true event in 1950’s Hollywood explores the reality of a Black actor’s journey to become one of the world’s most influential voices.
Directed by Kiln Associate Director Amit Sharma (The Boy with Two Hearts), this explosive world premiere explores a moment in a career which paved ways and changed minds and perceptions, cementing the legacy of a Hollywood icon.
1h 40m (incl. interval)
April 20th, 2023
May 27th, 2023
By: Ryan Calais Cameron
Director: Amit Sharma
Cast list: Ian Bonar, Ivanno Jeremiah, Daniel Lapaine
Design: Frankie Bradshaw
Lighting: Amy Mae
Sound: Beth Duke
Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: Brondesbury
Bus numbers: 16, 32, 189, 332, 632
Night bus numbers: N16
Car park: Kilburn Market Car Park
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