Overview

In association with Iron-Oxide.
Inspired by ‘The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks’ by Rebecca Skloot

Scottish Arts Club – EdinburghGuide.com Scottish Theatre Fringe Award 2013 Winner (the Flying Artichoke)

In 1951 Henrietta Lacks walked into the coloured section of the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore with a pain in her abdomen.   A cell sample taken without her permission was used as the raw material for some of the most important scientific discoveries of the past 100 years.

This solo show  by Adura Onashile takes as its inspiration the true life story of Henrietta Lacks and the extraordinary life of the HeLa cell line. HeLa is an all consuming story, intertwining genetic identity, social responsibility and current ethical debates about human tissue research and ownership…

 

Performances

Cena Festival

Rio De Janeiro

23-30/04/2014

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Cena Festival

Rio De Janeiro

01-04/05/2014

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Cena Festival

Rio De Janeiro

09/05/2014

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Bocas Lit Festival

#101 Under the Trees Hotel Normandie Nook Ave. St. Anns.

17-20/04/2014

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Little Theatre

4 Tom Redcam Avenue Kingston 5

10-18/05/2014

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National Arts Festival

1820 Settlers Monument Fort Selwyn Drive Grahamstown 6139

08-10/07/2014

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Body Festival

PO Box 13663, Christchurch

09-10/10/2014

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Otago University

Clocktower Building 362 Leith St Dunedin, 9016

15-16/10/2014

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Q Theatre

21-25/10/2014

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