‘Here is the city that we live in
Notice that the city that we live in is alive
Analyse our city and you’ll find that our city even has bodily features
Our city’s organs function like any living creature
Our city is a living creature
And if you’re wise enough, you’ll know not all of us are blood cells…
Some of us are viruses.’
An epic, lyrical journey through the pulsating heart and underground soul of inner-city London.
Misty is an inventive blend of gig theatre, spoken word, live art and direct address, confronting the assumptions and expectations underpinning the act of telling a story. It premiered at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2018, performed by the author and directed by Omar Elerian.
Arinzé Kene is an actor and writer. His other work includes good dog, God’s Property, Little Baby Jesus and Estate Walls, and feature films Seekers and Cure.