Nicole Acquah is a writer, performer and theatre director. She holds a BA in Drama and Creative Writing from Royal Holloway University and has a particular interest in interdisciplinary practice, new writing and autobiographical performance. She has now completed an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice at Central School of Speech and Drama. Since then, she has taken the plunge into freelance writing, with a particular focus on arts journalism. Her third play, For a Black Girl, is going to VAULT Festival 2018. To find out more about her work, take a look at @ForaBlackGirlUK or @Nico_Deemus. She looks forward to chatting with you!
Review: ALADDIN at the Prince Edward Theatre
By Nicole Acquah Wednesday, September 26 2018, 09:03
How can I sum up Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre in one word?
Well, that's easy: Magical.
Aladdin (Matthew Croke) and Jasmine (Jade Ewen) wedding scene - photo by Deen van Meer
HORRIBLE HISTORIES: BARMY BRITAIN at The Apollo Theatre
By Nicole Acquah Tuesday, August 7 2018, 13:35
Looking for a family afternoon out that is both fun and educational? Look no further than BSC’s Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain (Part 4) at the Apollo.
Review: WHEN THEY GO LOW at The National Theatre
By Nicole Acquah Thursday, July 5 2018, 15:03
Anger over the policing of women’s bodies, alongside topical issues such as slut-shaming, social media bullying and what it means to be a feminist, are all conversations that are (rightfully) at the forefront of contemporary discussion.
Review: DUNGENESS at the National Theatre
By Nicole Acquah Thursday, July 5 2018, 09:19
Set in Dungeness, a remote part of the UK, a small group of teenagers meet in a safe house for LGBT+ youth. Dungeness by Chris Thompson is about commemoration, visibility and identity. It is performed by PACE Youth Theatre, and is performed at the closing of Connections Festival 2018 (and, rather appropriately, Pride Month 2018).
Review: SINNERS CLUB at Soho Theatre
By Nicole Acquah Friday, December 8 2017, 18:17
Sinners Club by Lucy Rivers is an expertly judged, passionate piece of gig-theatre.
The premise behind the show is simple: a feisty rock and roll band called The Bad Mothers – played by Lucy Rivers, Paolo Adamo, Dan Messore and Aiden Thorn – record their new album live.
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