Curious

Curious

From the winner of Evening Standard Award 2019 and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright

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15 September 2021  ·  Follow on Stagedoor
“You will know playwright Jasmine Lee-Jones from her debut hit play seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court but now you can also see the Guildhall-trained actor making her stage debut as a performer. Even better she’s starring in her own play, set in London over several centuries, and charting the progress of two Black queer female actors who are discovering who they are and forging their identities. Follow up plays always have a lot riding on them but if it’s as frank and funny as her debut there should be nothing to worry about.”

Overview

Jaz is in her second year at drama school. Jaz is tired of performing. Hence her conundrum. But when she stumbles across a piece of forgotten history – her life is changed forever…

What does it mean to find yourself? Especially when it seems the world you live in is diametrically set against you doing just that?

Set against the sprawling backdrop of urban London across centuries, curious is a frank, funny and moving excavation of the lives of two actresses who are young, Black, queer and trying to find out who they are.

Jasmine Lee-Jones was the winner of Evening Standard Award 2019 and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright for her play seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court (reopening this summer).

Age Recommendation: 16+

Critic reviews

Poetic lyricism and joyful irreverence

Exeunt

Engaging, funny and personal

· The Stage

Impressive one-woman show

· The Independent

Her compelling chronicles captivate

· The Upcoming

A breath of fresh air

· WhatsOnStage

Can a runaway slave help a black actress love the theatre more?

· The Arts Desk

Jasmine Lee-Jones packs a punch with new solo show

· The Guardian

There's a lot of ideas being thrown up for discussion

· Broadway World

New play from gifted storyteller Jasmine Lee-Jones feels unfinished

· Evening Standard

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Date & time

Show ended
Thu 16 Sep - Sat 16 Oct, 3pm & 7.30pm
Runtime: 1 hr 30 mins

Venue

21 Dean St W1D 3NE London, UK · Get Directions
Photo by Helen Maybanks
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