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Nov 24 2023

Samuel shares insights on immigrant experience

The Perfect Immigrant, a poetry play by Irish-Nigerian performer and poet Samuel Yakura, will be staged at Galway’s Town Hall theatre next Monday, November 27, as part of a national tour.

This piece was originally commissioned by the Dublin Fringe Festival and sold out at that event last year, where it received two Fringe award nominations before going to have a second, sold-out Dublin run at Smock Alley.

Directed by Katie O’Halloran whose credits include working with Druid Theatre, The Perfect Immigrant explores what a young Black man – recently arrived in Ireland – might have to say when he isn’t speaking about racism.


Read the full article on the Connacht Tribune website.