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Daytime Deewane

Ages 13+ and adult audiences

Calendar Icon 10 Nov 2022 - 15 Nov 2022
Age Rating IconAges 13+
Clock Icon60 minutes

The end of an era is approaching. It’s 1997 and London is about to have its last daytime rave.

British South Asians flock for their last taste of rebellion. Among them are cousins Farhan and Sadiq. Both very different. Both escaping something. Both trying to decide what it means to be British and Pakistani, a Muslim and a man – and they’ve got until 6pm to figure it out.

Inspired by the daytime raves of 1990s British Asian culture, Daytime Deewane explores the beauty and struggle of living with a multi-cultural identity as a teenager. Featuring a DJ mix merging soundscapes, dance music and spoken word, this immersive new show is an exhilarating gig theatre adventure.

Daytime Deewane, by Azan Ahmed, is Half Moon’s latest touring production for teenagers. Our last two shows for this age group, Crowded and What Once Was Ours), both won the Off West End Theatre Award for Best Production for Young People Age 13+

After the performance there is an onstage Q&A session with the company.

CONTENT WARNING: Daytime Deewane includes references to self-harm. As part of depicting the experience of British South Asians in the 1990s, at times characters in the play refer to language which is racially offensive.

For schools’ booking please contact beccy@halfmoon.org.uk 

All seating is unreserved. All performances are relaxed performances. Find out more about how to find us, access and some FAQs about your visit.

Please note: Performances on Monday 14 at 1. 30pm and Tuesday 15 November at 1.30pm are currently being held for local schools. Once we have confirmed numbers, we will release tickets to the general public. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for any of these shows, please call the box office on 020 7709 8900 or email tickets@halfmoon.org.uk

Please note: Performances on Thursday 10 at 4.30pm, Friday 11, Monday 14 at 10.30am and Tuesday 15 November are schools performances. Members of the public are very welcome, but please be aware that there will be large school groups in attendance.

Supported by the Garrick Charitable Trust

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