For Nitro. Set on Deptford Beach, Desert Boy is a funny, provoking, poetic new musical which offers an eclectic mix of modern and traditional styles of music from Mali to hip hop, from gospel to rap. An a cappella musical with African story-telling and songs woven seamlessly together using dance and drama. 

 
 

SCRIPT

Mojisola Adebayo

DIRECTION AND MUSIC

Felix Cross

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Alllyson Devenish

DESIGN

Nicola Hart-Hansen

CAST

Emmanuel Idowu, Femi Ogunbanjo, Maureen Hibbert (replaced by Frances Ashman), Elexi Walker and Jay Marsh