Created by Idris Elba, whose album Mi Mandela provides the soundtrack, and Kwame Kwei-Armah, this major world-premiere production, performed in the round, is also directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah.
Music, dance and film combine with an exciting cast to explore the past, present and future of this country at a crossroads – all through the eyes of one young man on a journey of healing.
An evocative evening at the theatre that tells an important national story
No easy answers in tangled narrative about South African racial politics
An enticing, celebratory piece of gig theatre with a huge energy
A powerful story although the script is laboured and clunky in places
Immersive and experiential theatre without being crazed, pretentious or inaccessible
It has confident original choreography and a story which contrasts the bright hope of the 'new dawn' of Nelson Mandela's 1994 election, with the lengthening shadows of disillusion that followed it
Cusack delivers all the feels and some of the finest moments of interaction alongside Alfred Enoch