Complicité & Fehinti Balogun: Can I Live?

Date:Mon 18 - Sun 24 Oct
Venue:Online Event
Price:Pay What You Feel

An online filmed performance produced by Complicité in association with the Barbican, London, supported by Oxford Playhouse

Why don't we talk about it? Fehinti Balogun asks this urgent question and offers an invitation in Can I Live?, a vital new digital performance about the climate catastrophe, sharing his personal journey into the biggest challenge of our times.

Weaving his story with spoken word, rap, theatre, animation and the scientific facts, Fehinti charts a course through the fundamental issues underpinning the emergency, identifying the intimate relationship between the environmental crisis and the global struggle for social justice, and sharing how, as a young Black British man, he has found his place in the climate movement. 

In the face of a sense of helplessness about the climate catastrophe, Can I Live? is an outstretched hand, inviting audiences to recognise they are not alone - and that through understanding the issues and connecting with the many powerful activists around the globe driving change, we can find a sense of hope for the future.

"Fehinti Balogun’s brilliant and necessary production" ★★★★ The Stage 

Download the free programme/resource HERE




(Audiences will receive an email ticket from TicketCo. You will then receive a more detailed email closer to the time of the event)



21 October 2021 • 8.45pm - 9.45pm • Free (ticketed)


*This workshop is for individuals who identify as People of Colour only*


Join the online, interactive, post-show workshop to learn more about the climate movement. Whether you are new to the climate conversation or have been involved and are looking for your next steps, join this workshop to hear each other's stories and share your own. We will be joined by a guest speaker involved in local climate activism, who will be sharing their own journey and experiences, and inspiring ways to get involved.





Created through Complicité’s ‘Developed With’ programme; supporting the next generation of theatre makers.

"His honest and relatable vulnerability is truly inspiring" ★★★★★  Afridiziak review by Maheni Arthur 

"Fehinti Balogun’s brilliant and necessary production" ★★★★ The Stage 

"a masterpiece" The Independent


Online booking only.

Audiences will receive an email ticket from TicketCo. You will then receive a more detailed email with instructions, details of talks, resources and digital free sheets just before the event.

Available on demand for 48 hours.

Age: 12+

Duration: 1 hour

Content warnings: Contains some flashing images, some strong language, explores themes of racism, classism and describes some violence.


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