School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play Tickets
Lyric Hammersmith, London Booking to 22 July 2023
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★★★★★ “The funniest thing on stage this summer” – The Independent
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School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play is the acclaimed new play that bursts with hilarity and joy!
Written by Jocelyn Bioh, one of America’s most exciting writers, and directed by The Stage Debut Award-winner Monique Touko, this award-winning comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls around the world.
The talented cast includes Alison A Addo (The Lion King), Heather Agyepong (The Power), Bola Akeju (Ted Lasso), Deborah Alli (Undercover), Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Bad Education), Jadesola Odunjo (You), Anna Shaffer (The Witcher) and Tara Tijani (Death in Paradise).
School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play is running at the Lyric Hammersmith to 22 July 2023.
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What's the story of School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play?
Ghana’s prestigious Aburi Girls Boarding School.
Queen Bee Paulina and her crew excitedly await the arrival of the Miss Ghana pageant recruiter. It’s clear that Paulina is in top position to take the title until her place is threatened by Ericka – a beautiful and talented new transfer student. As the friendship group’s status quo is upended, who will be chosen for Miss Ghana and at what cost?
Who is in the cast of School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play?
Alison A Addo plays Headmistress Francis, Heather Agyepong plays Ama, Bola Akeju plays Mercy, Deborah Alli plays Eloise, Francesca Amewudah-Rivers plays Gifty, Jadesola Odunjo plays Nana, Anna Shaffer plays Erika, and Tara Tijani plays Paulina.
Who are the creative team of School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play?
School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play is written by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Monique Touko.
Set Design is by Paul Wills, with Costume Design: Kinnetia Isidore, Wigs, Hair and Make-up Design by Cynthia De La Rosa, Lighting Design by Matt Haskins, Sound Design by Tony Gayle, Movement by Aline David, and Casting by Julia Horan CDG.
Reviews of School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play
★★★★★ "The funniest thing on stage this summer" - The Independent ★★★★ "Clever comedy leaves a stinging afterburn" - The Guardian ★★★★ "Bioh’s dialogue fizzes with both laugh-out-loud quips and savage insults" - The Evening Standard ★★★★ "Brimming with hilarity" - The Stage ★★★★ "Sharp and affecting" - TimeOut
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School Girls or The African Mean Girls Play at the Lyric Hammersmith, London
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