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Basic Training at the Barrow Street

Basic Training, a comedy written and performed by Kahlil Ashanti, opening at the Barrow Street Theatre on 13 Oct 2008, following previews from 26 Sep, and running through to 4 Jan 2009.

Basic Training: Chronicles Ashanti�s tour as a member of the elite entertainment troupe 'Tops In Blue' in the U.S. Air Force. A life altering event forces his attention home to face the childhood he tried to forget. Ashanti plays twenty-three characters that tell his true story.

Basic Training played at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2005 and 2007 and won the 'Scotsman Fringe First Award.'

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