‘Johnny Boskak is Feeling Funny’ coming to Earlsfield

A poignant, funny love story and compelling tragicomedy about Johnny

A South African theatre production brings Shakespeare and US rap to the Earlsfield community in an outstanding show at the Tara Studio.

For two nights in April, ‘Johnny Boskak is Feeling Funny’ by Grieg Coetzee will be performed on the stage in the South West London arts venue.

‘Johnny Boskak is Feeling Funny’ is a poignant, funny love story and compelling tragicomedy about Johnny taking a road trip through the depths of South Africa. Armed with an AK47, Johnny is looking for love, deliverance and escaping Secunda.

Adding to Coetzee’s powerful script are video projections of South African landscapes as his performance also includes a car chase from Durban to Secunda onto Hillbrow ‘to hell and back’.

Spoken in Shakespearean verse combined with American Rap and using Johannesburg slang, Coetzee delivers unique South African Theatre.

Currently living in London, Coetzee works as a writer, director and performer.

His award winning productions have been performed on stages worldwide including London’s Soho Theatre, The Traverse in Edinburgh, the Lincoln Centre in New York, Singapore, Europe and Australia.

You can see Coetzee’s stage production ‘Johnny Boskak is Feeling Funny’ on 18th and 19th April 2011 at Tara Studio, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield SW18 4ES.

Tickets are priced at £10 and £7 for concessions.

Doors will open at 18.45pm for the 19.30pm performance.

For further information please log on to www.tara-arts.com.

By Amanda Hall-Davis