for 'the children's monologues 2015 & 2017'
PRODUCTION COMPANY: dramatic need
DIRECTOR: Danny boyle
PREMIERE: royal court theatre / carnegie hall
A one-night-only event in collaboration with Carnegie Hall
The US premiere of The Children’s Monologues features an all-star cast performing groundbreaking stories of young children growing up in Africa, adapted for the stage by some of the world’s finest playwrights. In addition to this growing list of international talent, students from Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute will perform music throughout the performance. Simultaneously in Rammolutsi township, South Africa, the young people behind the monologues will perform them for their own community.
The all-star cast included Jason Alexander, McKinley Belcher III, Jessica Chastain, Common, Daveed Diggs, Andrew Garfield, Anne Hathaway, Daniel Kaluuya, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, James McAvoy, Audra McDonald, Sienna Miller, Javier Muñoz, Trevor Noah, Susan Sarandon, Sebastian Stan, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
'Shoes' was performed by James McAvoy.