Four generations of Black men are trying to understand themselves in a world that tells them that they have to be strong. They tell their stories, their bodies intertwine, they move for themselves and for one another.

Original production

Original Cast:
Oliver Alvin-Wilson Wisdom
Ntongo Mwanza Young Buck
Yahael Camara Onono Drummer
Will Atiomo Father
Razak Osman Older
Paaliba Abugre Silent Man
Production Team:
Lanre Malaolu Director / Playwright / Choreographer
Natalie Pryce Associate Designer
Anthony Simpson-Pike Dramaturg
Rochea Dyer Assitant Choreographer
Kirk-Ann Roberts Assistant Director
Ali Hunter Lighting Designer
Jan Baranowski Composer/Sound Designer
Shereen Hamilton Creative Producer
Ruby Baker Exec Producer


Title Year Publisher NT Library
Samskara, by Lanre Malaolu 2021 Nick Hern Books No