Medan Vi Lever

4th October 2016

Medan vi lever (Bio) TÄVLAR I MONTRÉAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL 2016 Efter 30 år i Sverige bestämmer sig Kandia, en afrikansk kvinna i femtioårsåldern, för att flytta tillbaka till Gambia. Sonen Ibbe är precis på väg att slå igenom som hiphop-artist i Sverige, men bestämmer sig för att försöka hämta hem sin mamma. Det visar […]


“En Druva i Solen / A Raisin In The Sun” at Riksteatern

2nd August 2016

A Raisin In The Sun / See Trailer: Here Broadway Classics for family Youngers dream of a better life. Asha Ali, Anna Thiam, Adam Högblom och Kayode Kayo Shekoni / Photo: Urban Jörén The United States is in transition, the African-American civil rights struggle is growing stronger and new opportunities seem to pop up. But it turns […]


Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone

1st August 2016

See trailer: Youtube This is a performance piece about Nina Simone. And about Josette Bushell-Mingo. By reflecting her own life and artistry in Nina’s life story and music Josette creates two parallel paths through time. Along with Josette on stage are three musicians. Through text, music and song, we take part in the two women’s hopes, dreams, sorrows and […]


Listen to Josette’s podcast on American Theatre!

1st August 2016

Josette Bushell-Mingo about her groundbreaking Swedish premiere production of A Raisin the Sun. Interview: Link


The New York Times on “A Raisin In The Sun”

1st August 2016

Read the article: Here   See the trailer! STOCKHOLM — Groundbreaking at the time, the 1959 Broadway play “A Raisin in the Sun” showcased to a wider public the struggles of a poor African-American family on the South Side of Chicago. The main characters — Walter Lee Younger and his wife, Ruth; his mother, Lena; and his […]


Donald Trump at Almedalen

21st April 2015

SVT play: Link Almedalen Week on Gotland is not always about Swedish politics. There are 126 days left until the presidential elections in the USA and Donald Trump has also found his way into the cultural debate. Kulturnyheterna met Josette Bushell-Mingo, artistic director of the Silent Theatre, which examines Trump’s role in the arts. The Republican presidential […]


National Actors Cultural Award 2015

13th March 2015

Josette Bushell-Mingo, artistic director of Swedish Silent Theatre, receives the National Actors Cultural Award for 2015. Jury’s motivation: “Josette Bushell-Mingo makes both classic and contemporary performances accessible to people with sign language as their first language. She has done Visukalen – a musical for the deaf, as a proof that even the deaf and hearing […]


Meet Josette Bushell-Mingo at CinemAfrica!

28th January 2015

Josette Bushell Mingo and her three siblings were born in England, London’s East End, but her parents are originally from Guyana. In 2004 she moved to Sweden with her Swedish husband and has worked there since 2005 as artistic director and actor at the National Theatre’s Silent Theatre, a department that performs in Swedish sign language. […]


20 questions with What’sOnStage

27th January 2015

20 questions with Josette Bushell-Mingo Josette Bushell-Mingo – actress, mischief-maker & artistic director of Push, which launches its festival of Black-led performing arts this week – explains why, without diversity, theatre is bullshit & looks forward to Simply Heavenly. Read the whole article here > 20 Qs