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The royale


A play told in six rounds and set in a boxing ring, The Royale tells the tale of Jay 'The Sport' Jackson, a boxer who dreams of being undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. The problem? He's an African-American boxer in Jim Crow Era America.

Written by award-winning American playwright, Marco Ramirez

Designed by Louie Whitemore

Sound Design by Tom Lishman

Lighting Design by Samuel Harris

Previous Performances

Guildhall School of Music and Drama  |  Dir. Ameera Conrad  |  2020

media & reviews

"A thoughtful and necessary engagement with black history."

Morning Star Online


Watch an interview with Ameera Conrad and the cast about the process

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