First look at rehearsal images of Alfred Enoch (How To Get Away With Murder, Red), Sinéad Cusack (King Lear) and the cast of ‘TREE’ ahead of its world premiere at Manchester International Festival on 4 July 2019.

Created by Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah, the piece is an electrifying blend of drama, music and dance which follows one man’s journey into the heart and soul of contemporary South Africa .

Directed by Kwei-Armah, Artistic Director of London’s Young Vic, with music inspired by Elba’s album Mi Mandela, Tree is an exhilarating show about identity, family and belonging, seen through the eyes of one man on the toughest journey of his life.

The full cast includes: Christian Bradley; Lucy Briggs-Owen; Sinéad Cusack; Kurt Egyiawan; Alfred Enoch; Anna-Kay Alicia Gayle; Joan Iyiola; Anthony Matsena; Daniella May; Patrice Naiambana; Mbulelo Ndabeni and Andile Sotiya.

 

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Alfred Enoch in rehearsal forTREE, MIF. (c) Marc Brenner

Tree runs from Saturday 29 June 2019 until Saturday 13 July 2019 at Upper Campfield Market Hall, Campfield Avenue Arcade, M3 4FH