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Jamal Published by Oberon

Squad grad Jamal Gerald is being published by Oberon Books. Published under Oberon’s Modern Plays series and with an introduction by artist Selina Thompson, Idol is a daring and unapologetic examination of religion, pop culture and Black representation.

Who would you rather pray to? Beyoncé or white Jesus?

Jamal grew up Catholic in a Caribbean household, but would rather light a candle and worship celebrities than white saints. Combining African diasporic ritual, music and storytelling, Idol is a spiritual journey that asks what happens when you don’t see yourself represented – featuring a host of celebrity appearances.

You can also catch Jamal on tour this spring around the UK for the live version! Head over to our events page for more info.

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