Runtime: 1h 20m
It’s 1986, and at the elite Aburi Girls Boarding School in Ghana, there is great excitement. The Miss Ghana pageant recruiter is shortly to arrive. Of course, who will be chosen is a foregone conclusion: Paulina is not just the leader of her clique but also the school’s queen bee. But then the new transfer student, Ericka, arrives, throwing uncertainty into the mix and making the girls question their allegiances. Jocelyn Bioh’s comedy premiered in New York to rave reviews and an enthusiastic audience response. The UK premiere is directed by 2022 Stage Debut Award winner Monique Touko.
Queen Bee Paulina and her crew excitedly await the arrival of the Miss Ghana pageant recruiter. It’s clear that Paulina is in top position to take the title until her place is threatened by Ericka – a beautiful and talented new transfer student. As the friendship group’s status quo is upended, who will be chosen for Miss Ghana and at what cost? Bursting with hilarity and joy, this award-winning comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls around the world. Don’t miss the UK premiere of this critically-acclaimed smash-hit show. Book early for the best seats at best prices. Age Recommendation: 12+