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'Creative activism' inspired by George Floyd at forefront of London arts festival

25 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Roy Williams' 846, a collection of audio plays, will be performed at Greenwich+Docklands festival Artists need to engage in “creative activism” to help combat racism, according to the creators of a piece of theatre inspired by the police killing of George Floyd, which will take centre stage at the first major live arts festival since the Covid-19 lockdown began. Roy Williams' 846, which will be performed live on the final day of the Greenwich+Docklands international festival in September, is a collection of more than a dozen short audio plays by British playwrights of colour, who were...
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