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Busking It

21 - 23 Sep
Danusia Samal The Mix
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'Gig theatre doesn't come more authentic than this'

The Scotsman

Coin Drop in association with HighTide and Shoreditch Town Hall present
Busking It by Danusia Samal

"If I don't know you and you don't know me, then you're free in your anonymity"

Stop your commute: music is a powerful thing, it’s amazing what you hear when you stop and listen. 

Busking wasn’t Danusia’s first choice of job as a teenager, but a decade of singing to strangers has taught her to see the city anew. She takes us on an autobiographical journey through the London Underground, blending theatre, spoken word, original music and soul covers, with influences including Nina Simone, Sam Cook and Amy Winehouse. 

An optimistic show about how, amidst the loneliness of the city, music might help us make change come. 

 

 

Written and performed by Danusia Samal (RSC, Royal Court, Soho Theatre, Ghost In The Shell), with music by Adam Cross and Joe Archer (RSC).

Busking It is produced by Emma Shaw and directed by Guy Jones (Mayfly, The Winters Tale, Orange Tree; Spokesong, Finborough).

Twitter: @danusiasamal

Facebook: BuskingItTheShow

Running time: 1h

Recommended Age: 12+ (contains mild swearing)

 

Image by Helen Maybanks

'Samal teaches us that we are more than how much money people throw at our feet'

Fest Mag

'A moving show, a beautiful story'

A Younger Theatre

Dates & Locations

Walthamstow 2018 21 - 23 Sep Book tickets
Aldeburgh 2018 12 & 13 September Book tickets

Cast & Creatives

  • Danusia Samal Writer and Performer
  • Guy Jones Director and Dramaturg
  • Emma Shaw Producer
  • Adam Cross and Joe Archer Musicians and Composers
  • Bethany Wells Set Designer
  • Sarah Readman Lighting Designer

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