Ear for Eye
Witness Debbie Tucker Green’s latest play that tackles the very real subject of racial injustice. Watch this incredibly emotional play that shows us a slice of the black British and African American lives in a time of intense discrimination.
Why Watch Ear For Eye
‘debbie tucker green’, who insists on omitting the capitalization in her name, is known for writing succinct plays that are crisp and to the point. Known for her excellent work that has dealt with justice, Debbie Tucker returns with yet another play that is driven by resentment for the social injustice of racism. Ear For Eye comprises three parts that run for more than two hours without an interval. It brings out strong emotional responses as it explores the historical roots of racism along with the current practice. The play makes for a gripping watch and its impactful finish is sure to leave you reeling in revulsion.
Ear For Eye populates the stage with a selection of a 16-strong ensemble of brilliant actors. It shows the world glimpses of the experiences of black British and African American people at a time, especially in the case of the latter, when there is strong dissatisfaction with the clearly racist organizations in the government. The first part of the play reveals a set of encounters between African Americans as well as black British people, showcasing to the world the divides in generation and politics over the answer to tyranny. It ends with a devastating finish that is sure to get you thinking about the deplorable degrees of discrimination that was rampant in that age.
Lovers of Social Causes | Lovers of drama
“Raw but riveting vision of race and power”
“‘The insistent beat of Tucker green’s writing, sometimes drilling, sometimes hypnotic, almost trance-like."
– The Gaurdian
Know Before You Go
Children under the age of 14 will not be admitted into the auditorium.
In-house lounge and kitchen
The Royal Court Theatre has a seating capacity of 465.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Strict Cancellation Policy
This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
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