Stamping, Shouting & Singing Home

Cast: 4 black women

The play was inspired by the life of Sojourned Truth, the well known abolitionist and early feminist. It tells the story of her fictional great, great granddaughter, Lizzie Walker, and her transformation from child to adult activist in the southern states of America. Through the songs and stories of the women in her family Lizzie comes to understand the importance of her own past and her place in history. Young audiences.

Commissioned and first produced by Watford Palace Theatre TIE
Directed by Gwenda Hughes

“The least strident and most lyrical of protest plays….Fresh and urgent, Lisa Evans’ remarkable play for children sings with hope…dances with comedy”
The Guardian

“One of the most inspirational piece of children’s theatre to hit the stage this year this beautiful play deals with difficult issues in a really approachable way….This play is just so important and it is an absolute delight …Moving, poignant and actually very uplifting.. a celebration of freedom and equality”

“Exuberant and affecting…both shocking and highly comic, sweeping the young audience along”
Time Out