A festival commissioning some of the brashest and brightest Black British contemporary artists who integrate music or sound with performance or visual installations, using various spaces within the Union Chapel complex, providing concurrent performances in different environments. Featuring commissioned work by Jonzi D and Delroy Murray; Rita Ray, Keithe Waithe, Malika Booker and Shirley Thompson.
Exploring new ideas in Black Musical Theatre alongside on going
projects and cultural debates. NITRObeat showcased: How to
Free Your Inner Bitch by Cheryl Martin; And The Coloured Girls
Sing by Sonia Hughes and Billie Ibidun; Looney Tunes by Jonzi D
and Delroy Murray; Rhizome Wanderer by Derek Richards; Voices
of Protest and Struggle by NITROvox. At the South Bank Centre,
London and Contact Theatre, Manchester.
Nerodamus by Roney Fraser Munroe; Me Grip by Vayu Naidu and
Orphy Robinson; Drum Bass and Treble by Victor Romero Evans,
Delroy Murray and Cleveland Watkiss; Mona by Sonia Hughes and
Darren Pritchard. At New Wolsey, Ipswich; South Bank Centre,
London; Contact, Manchester.