An Evening With an Immigrant | Nigeria / UK – March 27

An Evening with an Immigrant

An Evening with an Immigrant is playing:

March 27th at 7pm
KiMo Theater
423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


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Written and Performed by Inua Ellams


Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, in 1996 award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer. Part of this story was documented in his hilarious autobiographical Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning play The 14th Tale, but much of it is untold. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, performing solo shows at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.

★★★★★ Matt Trueman, 

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