When All Is Said is a collection of five short plays, written by five Black trans people, in their own voices, delivered over the phone.
What secrets would you tell a complete stranger?
A long taxi ride becomes a winding long journey into the past and the histories that shape us.
A phone call conversation opens up a powerful set of revelations about incarceration and the criminal justice system.
A university campus becomes a breeding ground for anti-trans hostility.
A child of enslaved parents asks what freedom can really look like.
A Black trans man is slowly realising that coming to terms with yourself is a fraught and uneven journey.
Contained within these new stories by Travis Alabanza, Felix Mufti-Wright, Octavia Nyombi, Ebun Sodipo and Campbell X are secrets – and you’re invited to listen.
Sit back and listen as these worlds and journeys are brought to life, curated by Travis Alabanza and directed by Emily Aboud and Leian John Baptiste.
Running time: 30 minutes per performance
Age recommendation: 14+ – These performances contain sexual references, strong language, depictions of mental illness, abuse, homophobia, transphobia, racism, sexual violence and general violence.
Part of New Work Festival 2023 – Click here for the full line-up.