Katori Hall

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The Mountaintop review – Martin Luther King meets his match in a motel room
Ntombizodwa Ndlovu is spellbinding in Katori Hall’s intriguing drama about an imaginary meeting between King and a maid

Arifa Akbar

04, Oct, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Pulitzer winner Katori Hall: ‘I think of theatre as a church. It’s a sanctuary’
Her Tina Turner musical is a smash, her stripper TV show P-Valley sizzles –and now The Hot Wing King, inspired by her gay brother, has earned her one of the world’s top gongs

Alexis Soloski

05, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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'It's a workplace drama': P-Valley creator Katori Hall talks breakout stripper series
The playwright and creator of one of the year’s best new shows talks de-stigmatizing stripping and focusing on the female gaze

Adrian Horton

23, Jul, 2020 @3:06 PM

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P-Valley review – strip club drama is one of the year's best new shows
Based on the play by Katori Hall, this blisteringly entertaining new series shows the world of stripping through black female and queer characters

Adrian Horton

09, Jul, 2020 @1:41 PM

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Gbolahan Obisesan: give BAME talent trust and theatre will thrive
As he returns to his role in Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, the actor, writer and director talks about Black Lives Matter, Martin Luther King and the state of UK theatre

Interview by Chris Wiegand

09, Jun, 2020 @11:42 AM

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Martin Luther King drama The Mountaintop performed to 'bring communities together'
Roy Alexander Weise reunites actors from his 2016 production of Katori Hall’s play to raise funds for the legal costs of protesters

Chris Wiegand

04, Jun, 2020 @9:33 AM

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Top 10 theatre shows of 2019
Katori Hall gave us a miracle, Caryl Churchill delivered a dark quartet and Tom Hiddleston astounded in Betrayal. But the year’s highlight was a breathtaking Ibsen with Hayley Atwell

Michael Billington

17, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Our Lady of Kibeho review – startling story of a heavenly 'visitation'
Royal & Derngate, Northampton
Katori Hall’s astonishing drama, based on the alleged visions of three schoolgirls, explores the power of faith and miracles as Rwanda’s genocide looms

Michael Billington

17, Jan, 2019 @11:42 AM

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The schoolgirls who warned of Rwanda's genocide
Katori Hall’s play Our Lady of Kibeho is the story of three friends who insisted that they were visited by the Virgin Mary and told of the horror that lay ahead

James Dacre

14, Jan, 2019 @12:39 PM

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The week in theatre: Tina; A Clockwork Orange; Instructions for Correct Assembly – review
Adrienne Warren is a knockout as Tina Turner, droog culture rules in Liverpool. Plus, how to build a flat-pack child

Susannah Clapp

22, Apr, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Tina review – whirlwind Turner tribute leaves you breathless
Phyllida Lloyd’s musical is a heady celebration of triumph over adversity, with an astonishing turn by Adrienne Warren

Michael Billington

17, Apr, 2018 @9:00 PM

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Katori Hall, writer of Tina Turner musical, on #MeToo, diversity and inclusion
Katori Hall promises the true story of the singer, who she describes as a shining example

Mark Brown, Arts correspondent

05, Mar, 2018 @4:41 AM

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