Created by the Young Company & Katie Greenall
A Bush Community Production from the 18-25 Bush Young Company
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22 Aug to 27 Aug

What is a prayer we can party to?

You know how a proper anthem makes you feel. As soon as that track comes on – your body starts moving and your soul kind of soars. ANTHEM invites you to join the best party you never went to.

Full of music, dancing and glimpses of parties and protests and prayer, the private and the political come into riotous conversation to beg the question, how do we pull ourselves and each other through the chaos and the calm?

ANTHEM is the new production from the 18-25 Bush Young Company about speaking truth to power, be it quietly or boisterously. Their explosive debut on the Bush’s main stage offers the chance to see the next generation of theatre-makers stake their claim. Directed by Katie Greenall (Back Up!, Bush Theatre).

Post-show event: on Friday 26 Aug, join us after the performance as the party vibes continue with a special Deen & Dunya event from BYC member Azan Ahmed. Find out more and book here.

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22 August - 27 AugustFrom £10

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  • Pay What You Decide - £10: From £10
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  • Pay What You Decide - £15: From £15
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HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

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