When We Were Nearly Young

Storytelling • Running Time: 55 mins
Written & performed by Lebogang Mogashoa
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When a friend says, “You will never guess what happened to me… I can’t believe I’m telling you this but… I will never forget when…” what follows is usually an intimate story that reveals a kernel of truth about the way we live. When We Were Nearly You is a storytelling show that celebrates this kind of personal tale. Storyteller Lebogang Mogashoa shares stories about planning what is supposed to be the perfect first kiss, disappointing a childhood idol and an unexpected religious conversion. When We Were Nearly Young is an intimate show that's as hilarious as it is poignant.
When We Were Nearly Young (WWWNY) is a storytelling show modeled after shows such as This American Life, The Moth and Risk. It a show that tells entertaining, emotional, intimate, important, funny or compelling personal stories that shine light on some aspect of human nature.

Lebogang Mogashoa launched WWWNY in December 2012 in Seoul, South Korea as a single performer bi-monthly show with an audience of fifteen. It grew into a monthly series with an average of six performers - whose stories Lebogang workshops - and over a hundred audience members. Following the launch of WWWNY in South Africa Lebogang will offer workshops with the aim to create strong storytelling community in the country

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Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, or by an adult with consent from a parent or guardian.
Seating is unreserved. All the seats are good seats but please arrive in good time to make sure you can sit together.
Also we unfortunately don’t have any wheelchair access to our theatre. There is 1 flight of steps.