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Misty at The Shed
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Misty Tickets

New York
3 Mar 2023 - 2 Apr 2023
See Arinzé Kene perform poetry, song, and more in this personal hit from London.

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Run time

2 hrs. (including a 15 minute intermission)

Opening date

March 3rd, 2023

Closing date

April 2nd, 2023




The Shed



Cast and creative

By: Arinzé Kene
Director: Omar Elerian
Cast list: Arinzé Kene
Design: Rajha Shakiry
Costumes: Rajha Shakiry
Lighting: Jackie Shemesh
Sound: Elena Peña
Other info: Video design by Daniel Denton

Our review

Misty, written and performed by Arinzé Kene, arrives at The Shed after a critically acclaimed West End run. The show fuses poetry, absurdist comedy, and live music. It follows Kene’s process of writing a play and features scenes of the work at hand: a spoken word piece about a man who starts a fight on a London night bus. The opening number describes the city of London as a “city creature” and the man embroiled in the fight as a “virus.” He’s a victim of the gentrification happening as “blood...

Latest Misty News & Features

The Shed has set the next show in its theatre season. Misty, a new play written and performed by Nigerian British theatre artist Arinzé Kene, will play a limited engagement from March 3 to April 2, with opening night on March 9. Misty is about the gentrification of London, told from the perspective of the people it affects with poetry, song, and spoken word. Kene discusses the pressures and identity politics he has to grapple with while writing a new play, all as his city is changing around him....

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