Arcola Theatre, London ****
Runs: 1hr 10 mins without interval
Box Office: 020 7503 1646
Review of perf seen Sept 20, 2019:
When it comes to capturing the soul of a nation, America can certainly field some big hitters.
Last year it was the mother of verbatim theatre, Anna Deveare Smith who appeared briefly in London with Notes from the Field, a searing, intense investigation into discrimination seen through the penal and education systems – the disproportionate number of African-Americans in prison, excluded from schools and shot by police. Continue reading