Spring/Summer Theatre 2019
Award-winning new writing from some of the most exciting playwrights on the scene today
Nigerian-American comic, actress and writer Yvonne Orji makes her UK debut at Soho Theatre.
One of the most exciting breakout talents in the US, Yvonne stars opposite Issa Rae in HBO’s critically acclaimed comedy series Insecure and is currently developing her own sitcom, First Gen, with Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo executive producing. A comedy based on her own life, it tells of a Nigerian girl who trades medical school for a career in stand-up comedy and the adventures that ensue after her strict African mother discovers her plans!
Yvonne will be making her big screen debut this September, starring opposite Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish in the movie, Night School.
A celebrated stand-up comedian, Yvonne has opened for Chris Rock and travels the world performing comedy. Don’t miss her first stop in London.