The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat

S3 Ep7: #BlackLivesMatter

June 09, 2020 West End Frame Season 3 Episode 7
The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat
S3 Ep7: #BlackLivesMatter
Chapters
The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat
S3 Ep7: #BlackLivesMatter
Jun 09, 2020 Season 3 Episode 7
West End Frame

In this week's episode, West End Frame Editor Andrew Tomlins discusses Black Lives Matter and racism within the theatre industry, including discussion about the UK's leading drama schools and experiences from black performers in the West End. In addition, we celebrate the #StandByMeChallenge which has seen theatrical community's from around the world coming together in solidarity. 

Useful Links (as discussed during the episode):

Asmeret Ghebremichael: I’m tired of being the token Black friend.
https://broadwaynews.com/2020/06/04/opinion-im-tired-of-being-the-token-black-friend/

The Stage: Racism in the UK’s top Drama Schools.
https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/drama-school-racism-students-call-out-top-schools-and-reveal-stories-of-abuse

Black Lives Matter: Ways You Can Help (Sign, Donate & Educate).
https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co

Also in this episode, Andrew discusses A Monster Calls (The Old Vic) and news about The Wiz, The Theatre Fund and Chicago The Musical.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

Thanks for listening!

Visit www.westendframe.co.uk to stay up-to-date with our podcasting adventures.

Show Notes

In this week's episode, West End Frame Editor Andrew Tomlins discusses Black Lives Matter and racism within the theatre industry, including discussion about the UK's leading drama schools and experiences from black performers in the West End. In addition, we celebrate the #StandByMeChallenge which has seen theatrical community's from around the world coming together in solidarity. 

Useful Links (as discussed during the episode):

Asmeret Ghebremichael: I’m tired of being the token Black friend.
https://broadwaynews.com/2020/06/04/opinion-im-tired-of-being-the-token-black-friend/

The Stage: Racism in the UK’s top Drama Schools.
https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/drama-school-racism-students-call-out-top-schools-and-reveal-stories-of-abuse

Black Lives Matter: Ways You Can Help (Sign, Donate & Educate).
https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co

Also in this episode, Andrew discusses A Monster Calls (The Old Vic) and news about The Wiz, The Theatre Fund and Chicago The Musical.

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

Thanks for listening!

Visit www.westendframe.co.uk to stay up-to-date with our podcasting adventures.