Bronx Gothic
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About the Show

A creative collaboration between MacArthur Genius Award winner, Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born.

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Critic Reviews (7)

Time Out London
June 6th, 2019

Okpokwasili’s borderline magical physicality makes for awesome punctuation...Like dreams, ‘Bronx Gothic’ isn’t always decipherable, but blurred, bloody fragments of it linger long after it has ended...'
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The London Evening Standard
June 6th, 2019

I have never seen a piece quite like this before. It’s performance more than theatre, a collision of dance, singing and the spoken word...If only the work were more tightly structured, it would be a phenomenon.'
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The Times (UK)
June 6th, 2019

Unsettling, boring, confusing and, at times, touching. At its best, it is all of those at once. At its worst, you are just waiting for it to end.'
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What's On Stage (UK)
June 5th, 2019

...extraordinary piece of dance-theatre...It is a haunting and penetrating performance, one driven by an arresting urgency and emotion from Okpokwasili.'
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The Stage (UK)
June 6th, 2019

Breathtakingly hypnotic dance-theatre...Bronx Gothic is a masterpiece of physicality and endurance...It’s also a beguilingly clever piece of storytelling.'
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The Arts Desk
June 10th, 2019

Okwui Okpokwasili’s solo performance piece is an astounding piece of theatre...It’s hard, and finally fruitless to attempt to describe Okwui Okpokwasili’s Bronx Gothic in conventional terms of genre...'
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London Theatre
June 10th, 2019

Okpokwasili is an incredible performer; utterly transformative. Her dancing is graceful, and she tells stories through movement...this show is nothing if not a challenge.'
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