THE DEEP NORTH
South Australian Playwrights Theatre
The Lab at Light
Written By: Matt Hawkins, Gabriel Akon and James Bannah Jr.
Directed By: Matt Hawkins
A combination of hip hop, afro-beat, R’n’B, installation art, animation, theatre and multimedia, The Deep North is a celebration of the African Australian diaspora.
Developed by triple J Unearthed hip hop artist Gabriel ’DyspOra’ Akon, renowned Adelaide MC Stephen Tongun, poet, dancer, singer Pontsho Nthupi and playwright Matt Hawkins (Frank Forbes and the Yahoo Boy), The Deep North tells the story of Jasmine Mutesa who has to choose between
a scholarship at one of Adelaide’s most prestigious schools and keeping her family from falling apart in Port Augusta. It is an entertaining and empowering story about
finding your voice and the meaning of home.
Approx. Running Time: 70 mins
Suitable for ages: 13 +
Preview: Wed 10 March 7.30pm
Performances: 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20 at 7.30pm
Sun 14 & 21 at 5.30pm
The Lab at Light, A new home for creativity
in performance, arts and hospitality.
63 Light Square Adelaide SA 5000
$18 - $30