Rufus Norris

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Writer Yunior García Aguilera, Rotimi Babatunde, Marcos Barbosa, Tanya Barfield & Gbolahan Obisesan
Young Vic
On their way to a feast, three sisters are separated at a crossroads by a trickster. To be reunited, they must undertake an incredible and mystical journey from 18th century Nigeria to Brazil, Cuba, the US and the UK in 2013.

This epic production celebrates the magnificent Yoruba culture through story, live music and dazzling choreography

a bold and exhilarating show Paul Taylor
The Independent

under the expert, risk-taking hand of directorial master-chef Rufus Norris this theatrically triumphant affair rustles disparate ingredients (including a live chicken) into a consistently fascinating, hugely energising experience Dominic Cavendish
The Telegraph

I am not sure I have ever seen anything quite so impressive in any theatre large or small, mainstream or experimental. Joe Muggs
The Arts Desk

Generous, wise glee drums through the show like a human heart. Gotta love it Libby Purves
The Times
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Rufus Norris, directing this Young Vic-Royal Court co-production, does a magnificent job in embracing danger, pulling together the disparate elements (including a live chicken) and keeping order without losing the playful, celebratory feel of the occasion. Sarah Hemming
Financial Times
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