A subtle and topical play about European attitudes to Africa.
The troubled and bloody relationship between Africa and Europe spills into the personal lives and loves of two generations. Drawing on the tragic history of central Africa, Steve Waters’ play World Music shows how the deeds of the past contaminate our hopes for the future.
World Music was first staged at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in 2003, transferring to the Donmar Warehouse, London, in 2004.
‘Bold new drama… exceptionally ambitious’
‘Explosive piece that deftly illustrates how platitudes and preconceptions can blow up in your face… urgent and essential viewing’
— The Times