Nina is a young genius and her nanna is her number one supporter. Together they share a love of books, family and food! When the opportunity to study comes knocking, Nanna encourages her to take it even though it would mean that Nina would have to live far away from home. But Nina has a trick up her sleeve - she is a genius inventor after all! She manages to have her cake and eat it through means of a portal she's built, which allows her to visit home every evening and share all her adventures with Nanna, before returning to her studies. One day Nina gets shocking news from home which changes her outlook completely. The truth comes crashing down and Nina is faced with a tough question - what does it mean to succeed? She needs to
Nanna's Bolognese is a heartwarming piece of storytelling told through music, shadow puppetry, physical theatre and text-based performance. It also explores aspects of the Mediterranean culture while focusing on universal themes of migration, family, loneliness, grief and the quest for 'success'.