Baby, What Blessings

Theatre (drama)

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  • theSpace @ Surgeons Hall - Theatre 2
  • 11:05
  • Aug 19-24
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Three Sisters Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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Description

Baby, What Blessings follows the trajectory of a relationship between a white woman and a black man. In the wake of a turbulent first love, we find Billie grappling with responsibility and confronting her own naivety. It asks how far we are bound to our personal realities, and what listening really means. A coming-of-age tale with a twist, contributing to discussions around the smooth, slick, confused racism of liberal. Previous praise for Three Sisters: 'a work of tightly-wound heartbreak and delight' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'The extraordinary potential of the all-female crew behind this production is unprecedented' ***** (FelixOnline.co.uk).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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The Student Newspaper about 11 hours ago

Baby, What Blessings is a well-crafted piece of theatre, untangling a complex relationship between a white woman, Billie, and a black man, Amal. Billie is the lone narrator of this story, inviting us into her fragile mind as she navigates power, politics, race and mental health, drowning in her youthful naivety. These sweeping issues come into focus through a lens of intense intimacy, creating a perspective that is unique in its sensitivity and insightfulness.

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) about 13 hours ago

"I kind of want to die – but I’d really like to get into publishing, too," says Billie (performed by Grainne Dromgoole), as she explains the story of her first real love.Baby, What Blessings is a one-person account of intimacy, in which memories are as much a source of torment,...

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Deadline News (3/5 stars) 1 day ago

Baby, What Blessings! is the story of Billie, a naive university undergraduate, as she recounts her relationship with Amal. The relationship has a profound impact on Billie, causing her to develop an infatuation which is all-consuming even as it brings her face to face with her white privilege.

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 3 days ago

Billie's a "people pleaser", a 19-year-old woman seeking "the truth" who's main life events are fresher’s week and getting kettled at a protest on the way to the opera. ...

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