Tambo & Bones

Tambo & Bones

Written by Dave Harris
Directed by Matthew Xia

Tambo & Bones are trapped in a minstrel show. It's mad hard to feel like a real person when you're trapped in a minstrel show. Their escape plan: get out, get bank, get even.

So, accept our invitation, if you will, to step from the heart of the crumbling Empire into an America at the epicentre of the global Black Lives Matter movement.

Part distorted clown-show, part spectacular hip-hop concert, part absurdist Afro-futuristic lecture (with robots!), TAMBO & BONES interrogates the commodification and commercialisation of Black pain in a satirical roller coaster of a show.

Praise for the 2022 Playwrights Horizons production:
“Brilliant!” New York Magazine
“A shape-shifting production that makes you second-guess everything you do in a theatre.” Theatermania

Presented by Theatre Royal Stratford East and Actors Touring Company.

Concessions
Available for under 17s

£15 tickets for Young Royalty and Local Royalty members for the following performances: 16-21 Jun & 23-24 Jun. Click here to find out more about our Royalty Scheme.

Click here for details about companion/carer tickets

Schools Rates
Newham schools: £12 per person
All other schools: £14 per person

Group Bookings
If you buy nine standard rate tickets then you get the 10th free. Group bookings (of nine or more tickets) can only be booked over the phone or in person.

Booking Enquiries
Our online booking system doesn’t allow customers to leave isolated seats. We do this in order to prevent gaps in the auditorium.

Currently seats are on sale from Row B in the stalls, and it is possible that Row A will go on sale at a later date, so please be aware that purchasing seats in Row B does not guarantee that you will be in the front row.

Please note that our boxes have a slightly restricted view. Seats marked with an ‘i’ on the seating plan have a restricted view.

If you require any help with your booking then please contact our Box Office by emailing tickets@stratfordeast.com or calling 020 8534 0310.

Our ticket prices increase as the theatre fills. We always recommend booking early to secure the best seats at the best price.

Written by Dave Harris
Directed by Matthew Xia

Cover image photography by Helen Murray

More Information

Age Guidance: 14+ (click here for Content Advisory Notes)

 

Access Performances
Socially Distanced & Masked: Sat 24 Jun, 2.30pm
Relaxed Environment (what's this?): Sat 01 Jul 2.30pm
BSL Interpreted: Thu 06 Jul, 7.30pm
Captioned: Fri 07 Jul, 7.30pm
Audio Described: Sat 08 Jul, 2.30pm

Dates, Times & Tickets
  • Fri 16 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Sat 17 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Mon 19 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Tue 20 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Wed 21 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Thu 22 Jun 2023 7:00 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Fri 23 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Sat 24 Jun 2023 2:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50 Socially distanced performance
  • Sat 24 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Mon 26 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Fri 16 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Sat 17 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Mon 19 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Tue 20 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Wed 21 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £32.50
  • Thu 22 Jun 2023 7:00 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Fri 23 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Sat 24 Jun 2023 2:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50 Socially distanced performance
  • Sat 24 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50
  • Mon 26 Jun 2023 7:30 PM £10.00 - £37.50

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