Poetry News: for lovers of poetry in performance and other live word events, the Bringing the House Down Festival begins this Friday in London before moving on to other British cities and Europe. Here are the details ...
Bringing the House Down
Friday 30 September, 8pm
Shaw Theatre, Novotel, 100 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AJ
Door: £8/£6 (concs)
Advance Tickets: 0870 033 2600
And here's the pre-tour publicity:
The Bringing the House Down Festival begins with a star-studded line up at London’s 400-seater Shaw Theatre. The night will feature the lyrical shaman, urbanspirit; international slam sensation and verbal trickster, Jive Poetic; the sassy, political Mahogany Browne; energetic mystic, Skorpio; acclaimed poet, vocal gymnast and performer, Zena Edwards; and the laid-back smoothness of former US National Slam champion Boogieman. Join us for a word feast of immeasurable proportions; poetry that fills like a six-course meal, delivered as quick as a takeaway.
For touring dates, click here. If anyone actually manages to catch the show, do leave your comments below.