SOLD - A forgotten story giving Mary Prince's first-hand account of brutality at the height of the slave trade. This true story is told with traditional African storytelling fused with theatre, song, drumming and dance.
After five awards, taking Mary Prince's story home to Bermuda - opening the 2022 Bermuda Festival, playing the Physical Theatre Festival Chicago, continuing to tour nationally, we started our 4th year at the Cayman Arts Festival. SOLD continues it's 2023 journey with a Spring tour in association the House Theatre Network
“Mary's story is one of the unassuming heroine. Her strength and resilience to stay alive through the horrors of British chattel slavery, to fall in love, work for her freedom and share her story to help bring slavery to an end, was a huge achievement for an enslaved West Indian woman in 1831..”
Drummer/Performer/ African soundscapes “ Amra powerfully infuses charm with her talking drum, fuelling the show with an earthy, spiritual, soulful language”
Performer - welcoming Lola May to the Kuumba Nia Arts family playing Mary Prince and multiple characters in her life with poise and heart.
Production Manager - welcoming Clare to Kuumba Nia Arts family, she shall be lighting up the stage, supporting behind the scenes and keeping the tour on track.
SOLD TRAILER 2022
Video footage by Derek James
Photographs by David Fisher
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