Aleshea Harris’ award-winning play collides the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk.
“I wanna step on somethin for once. See what it feel like. Must feel good.”
When a letter arrives from the mother they thought was dead, 21 year old twins Racine and Anaia travel from the Dirty South to the California desert and a yellow house with teal shutters.
They are on a mission to avenge her past and ready to take down anyone who stands in their way.
“We ain’t killers”
“How you figure that? … Iss in the blood.”
Aleshea Harris’ revenge tale about two women seeking justice and taking control of their own narratives, has received the Relentless Award and Obie Award for Playwriting. The UK Premiere will be directed by Royal Court Associate Director Ola Ince.
Gripping, tongue-in-cheek story of kinship and vengeance
Bizarre, beautiful revenge tale is a technical triumph
There is something undoubtedly prophetic and profound here
An unforgettably original evening
Aleshea Harris’s award-winning play is a thrillingly satirical mash up
The refreshing sound of a new theatrical voice
Revenge is a dish best served bold
A violent, funny revenge trip across the US
Fiery comedy drama is one wild 90 minutes
The Royal Court hasn’t seen this much violence since 1995
It’s like a bad panto directed by Tarantino