Voices – Programme

Series nameProductions: Asian Voices
Description

This A4 black and yellow programme provides background information about the seven short plays written for Mán Melá ‘s first production ‘Voices’, in 1993. The play portrayed significant events in the history of British Asians and was held the Oval House Theatre in February 1994. It was written and directed by artistic director Dominic Rai.

Date of Creation / Publication1994
CreatorMán Melá Theatre Company
Associated Person/ OrganisationRai, Dominic
LocationLondon
Collection and Reference NumberMán Melá Theatre Company Collection (GB 2661 MM)
Catalogue NumberMM/PRO/AV/4
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at SADAA
Series notesIn 1993, Mán Melá’s artistic director, Dominic Rai, commenced work on Asian Voices, its first production, which came to the stage in 1994. It featured seven significant drama pieces which collectively weaved together stories from British South Asian history. The cast involved were Rezaul Kabir, Rachel Chaterjee, John-Lloyd Stephenson, Kanan Bala Kapur, Aysen Yilmaz, Beanie and Dominc Rai. The material in this file includes photographs, programmes and an article on the production by writer Tanika Gupta.
Collection notesThe Mán Melá Theatre Company Collection consists of digitised material pertaining to Mán Melá’s productions and its audience and project development work since 1993. The items include production and workshop photographs, flyers and information-based programmes.

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