We Need New Names

Author(s): Based on the book by NoViolet Bulawayo, adapted by Mufaro Makubika
Company: Fifth Word and New Perspectives in association with Brixton House
Running time: 1h 50min approx
Age recommendation: 14+

Paradise. Home of 10-year-old Darling and her friends: four children on the edge of innocence. A playground overflowing with mischief and games where they imagine countries a luxurious life away from theirs in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe.

But when Darling moves to Michigan, the western world she encounters as a teenager is far from the American utopia of her dreams…


Brixton House, London
Derby Theatre, Derby
HOME Manchester, Manchester
Bristol Old Vic, Bristol

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