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So Many Reasons

Written and Performed by
Racheal Ofori
Directed by
Zoe Lafferty
2 Mar - 7 Mar 2020
Racheal Ofori

Co-presented with Camden People’s Theatre and supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation through the Home Run Commission. Funded by Arts Council England and the Leche Trust. Development supported by Ovalhouse.

‘Mel your body is yours, you can f**k who you want!’

Melissa is having a bit of a crisis. This bold, funny, and honest hour explores the reasons why; starting with her mum, God, and sex.

Told by a first-generation British Ghanaian woman on the hunt for an orgasm, So Many Reasons was a one-woman show that prods the ideas of femininity and womanhood inherited by daughters. Exploring cultural and generational shifts, religion, and sexuality, this brave new show asked what happens when we realise mums don’t always know best.

NOMINATION: Off West End Theatre Awards – Best Female Performance

‘Rollicking good fun, serious philosophical lowdown, and pure youthful emotion’ – London Theatre 1
‘Fresh, fun and utterly vital’ – List

Tanya Stephenson – Lighting Designer and Production Manager

Ben Grant – Sound Designer

Lanre Malaolu – Movement Director

Sarah Beaton – Associate Designer

Key Image Credit: Guy Sanders
Production Photo Credit: Dan Tsantilis

"a blistering indictment of British society "

Exuent Magazine

"⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- Fresh, fun and utterly vital "

The List

"Ofori’s excellent writing fuses poetry and prose to allow each character to vividly leap off the page"

The Stage

"Fearless and uplifting"

The Scotsman

"Exuberant, scattershot, solo show from a genuine talent"

The Guardian

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