Plays & Musicals featuring Care Exp

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Home Girl

Alex Wheatle

2019

Home Girl is the story of Naomi, a teenage girl growing up fast in the foster care system. It is a wholly modern story which sheds a much-needed light on what can be an unsettling life--and the consequences that follow when children are treated like pawns on a family chessboard. Home Girl is fast-paced and funny, tender, tragic, and full of courage--just like Naomi. This brand new stage adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning novel has been created as a unique collaboration between professional writers Alex Wheatle MBE, Nathan Powell and Sarah Kolawole, Derby Theatre, Derby’s Cultural Education Partnership, professional care-experienced young people and other young theatre makers (our Future Creatives).