News

Utopia brings African Theatre to Arcola’s Today I’m Wiser Festival

The Theatre will be running a double bill of ‘Here’s What She Said to Me’ by Oladipo Agboluaje and ‘And the Girls in Their Sunday Dresses’ by Zakes Mda at the festival. The performances, running from September 29th – October 2nd, 2021, will mark the companies first return to physical stages since the lockdown in 2020.

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Utopia Theatre launches Baobab Project to raise funds for the next generation of African theatre makers

After previously raising £3000 toward this project, Utopia aims to raise another £7000 of their £10,000 target towards developing new talent from Africa and the African Diaspora

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Utopia Theatre to receive £34,817 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

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Utopia Theatre continues to keep African performance alive in lockdown

As the country slowly tries to return to normal, Utopia Theatre has launched a series of rehearsed readings of African plays online. 

 

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HERE’S WHAT SHE SAID TO ME ONLINE STREAM

Following its run in the Crucible this autumn, Sheffield Theatres and Utopia Theatre’s co-production
of Here’s What She Said To Me will be available to stream for free online from Tuesday 1 December
- Thursday 31 December.

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Utopia Theatre Limited receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Utopia Theatre Ltd. Has Been Awarded £69,634 As Part Of The Government’s £1.57 Billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) To Help Face The Challenges Of The Coronavirus Pandemic And To Ensure They Have A Sustainable Future, The Culture Secretary Has Announced Today.

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Creative Hub Press Release

8 June 2020

Utopia Theatre today announces a new platform, the Creative Hub, bringing African theatre experts together to offer courses, workshops and events online. Utopia is partnering with national and international organisations, including Sheffield Theatres, to launch the free 6-month programme with support from the Arts Council’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund.

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A Message From Our CEO

16 May 2020

We would like all our valued supporters and those who have contributed to the growth of Utopia Theatre know where we are, and how the latest development has impacted the company.

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