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TAMBO & BONES is “like nothing you’ve ever seen” Review Round-Up

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Tambo and Bones are stuck in a minstrel show. It’s hard to know what’s real when you’re stuck in a minstrel show. Their escape plan: get out, get rich, get even.

Reviews have arrived for the astonishing play by Dave Harris. Join Tambo (Rhashan Stone) and Bones (Daniel Ward) on their journey from comedy double-act, to hip-hop superstars, to activists in an America at the epicentre of the global Black Lives Matter movement. Directed by Matthew Xia and featuring video Design by Gino Ricardo Green. You can buy tickets now until July 15 23. Check out our review round-up below:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ LondonTheatre1
“By far the best new American play I have seen for years” 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ All That Dazzles
“Tambo & Bones is a stellar work of art”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Guardian
“Unique, challenging and oh-so necessary”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Stage
“blurring reality and fiction in a way that is as entertaining as it is unnerving”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Tambo & Bones
“If there were an award for most unpredictably bonkers play of the year this would be the top contender”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Telegraph
“the ‘Black Out’ race satire tackles the ‘white gaze’ – and it’s a revelation”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Times
“this is not your typical play about race”

⭐⭐⭐ WhatsOnStage
“dynamic performances by Rhashan Stone and Daniel Ward” 

⭐⭐⭐ Culture Whisper
“you have to marvel at the presence and versatility of Stone and Ward”

Agency Client Matthew Xia is represented by Maeve Bolger and Agency Client Gino Ricardo Green is represented by Simon Blakey.

Published: 23rd June 2023