Nuffield Southampton Theatres' latest offering is no exception. SS Mendi: Dancing the Death Drill is, until now, an untold story brought to life on stage through a rich feast of theatre and music. This production is something else.
We are thrown into the hot and heady streets of present-day New Orleans; you can practically smell the hot roads, sweat, and testosterone as you are swept through the summer months by a fiercely talented cast as the story unfolds, like clothes peeled from skin, exposing vulnerability and naked flesh.
"I spent my first ever evening at NST City enchanted, transfixed and swept up in a story and a legacy that will stay with me for an incredibly long time.