#TBB10 With Kenneth Omole Starring in Kalungi Ssebandeke’s, Assata Taught Me

Gate Theatre, Notting Hill will stage the world première production of Assata Taught Me, the debut play by Kalungi Ssebandeke. Associate Director of the Gate Lynette Linton directs Adjoa Andoh as Assata and Kenneth Omole as Fanuco in the production which opens on 8 May.  Assata Taught Me tells the story of an imagined friendship between Assata Shakur, former Black Panther and the FBI’s most wanted woman, and her pupil in Cuba. Fanuco’s taking English lessons from the only American he knows. The thing is, she’s the FBI’s most wanted woman and he’s a Cuban teenager desperate to live the...

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