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“Engaging, humorous, moving.” Thanks for the review, British Theatre Guide!

  Obama and Me Camden People’s Theatre From 22 May 2018 to 23 May 2018 Review by Keith Mckenna “Sylvia Arthur is a successful black woman. She was a regional communications manager for Labour’s healthy living campaign and later a communications consultant for a European Union group working on the EU’s Freedom of Movement. It … Continue reading “Engaging, humorous, moving.” Thanks for the review, British Theatre Guide!

“A tour-de-force.” Another 4-star review for Obama & Me

“Coupling video footage with fiery polemic, the writer delivers a tour-de-force on her soul deflating sojourn in the Euro zone, a place where outright racism and Xenophobic nationalism do battle with the dream of social integration. Wearing dreadlocks and resplendent in a jazzy, red dress, Sylvia Arthur stalks the stage in this one-woman show like … Continue reading “A tour-de-force.” Another 4-star review for Obama & Me

SF Weekly spotlights Obama & Me in its Fall Arts preview

Obama & Me Oct. 12, at Museum of the African Diaspora, moadsf.org Any chance you’re feeling nostalgic for Barack Obama’s presidency? Sylvia Arthur’s one-woman show compares her own experiences as a Black Brit to those of the first Black president of the United States. The writer and performer says of her travels in Europe, “I … Continue reading SF Weekly spotlights Obama & Me in its Fall Arts preview

“The most important show you’ll see during Brighton Fringe.” Another great review for Obama & Me!

From FringeReview: “‘History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake’. That phrase was ringing in my head as I left Sylvia Arthur’s polemical production – ‘Obama and Me’. Joyce was writing about being Jewish and of immigrant stock, in Ireland at the start of the twentieth century; Arthur’s performance is about being … Continue reading “The most important show you’ll see during Brighton Fringe.” Another great review for Obama & Me!

“Among the most compelling solo shows I’ve ever seen.” 4* review from FringeGuru!

The reviews are in! FringeGuru has rated Obama & Me 4 stars and said of the show: “Obama and Me is a courageous and authentic story – the story of one woman’s fight for acceptance, multiculturalism, and freedom of movement across Europe. It’s showing for another two nights; don’t miss it.” Read the full review here. Continue reading “Among the most compelling solo shows I’ve ever seen.” 4* review from FringeGuru!