Thu 29 Aug 2019 to Sat 31 Aug 2019 London: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Shan has been fighting against the world all her life, but she doesn’t know why. Stepping into the boxing ring leads her on a journey that will forever change her destiny and the destinies of others.
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL is a bold new musical set against the backdrop of the remarkable rise of women’s boxing. Drawing upon real-life accounts from young female boxers the show fuses musical theatre with the dynamic physicality of boxing. This highly charged drama questions long-held gender and identity stereotypes. Find out what happens when you’re faced with fighting more than just your opponent.
*Age guidance 12+ contains adult themes
In 2012 Nicola Adams, made sporting and social history at the London Olympics when she became the first woman to win a Gold Medal for boxing. Since then boxing classes for women have sprung up all around the UK and boxing has become one of the fastest growing female sports.