A new show from Belfast theatre company Kabosh takes its inspiration from historic events in the north’s battle for LGBTQ+ equality. David Roy spoke to writer Dominic Montague about bringing A Queer Céilí At The Marty Forsythe to the former Turf Lodge social club which played a key role in this remarkable story SET in […]
‘Royal Vauxhall’, the hit cabaret musical that tells the untold story of Princess Diana, Freddie Mercury & Kenny Everett’s secret night out at London’s famous gay pub The Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Commemorating the 20th anniversary since Princess Diana’s death and celebrating a lost episode of LGBT culture, it shall be coming to the Garage Theatre on the 21st […]
Celebrating the LGBT community through arts and culture Posted By Arts Council England on 06 March 2017 February was LGBT History Month – 28 days dedicated to raising awareness about equality, promoting the benefits of diversity and helping to overcome prejudice through education. The arts provide an incredible opportunity to break down barriers, promote understanding […]
Theatre producers Abi Hynes and Stephen Hornby (pictured below)are going out live on Radio 5 Live at around 8.50pm on Sunday 12th Feb for a ten minute piece on the Jane Garvey and Peter Allen show on the LGBT HM 2017 Festival Theatre commissions for The Burnley Bugger’s Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator. This is the link […]
Above The Stag Theatre, London’s gay-focused theatre which recently moved to a new, permanent home in Vauxhall presents – A Hard Rain, a new play set in the days before the Stonewall riots erupted. It opens on 26 February. The play is set in and around a mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, NYC, and is about “Ruby”, who is kicked out of the military after a year in Vietnam and winds up with no prospects, in drag, in the village. It’s in part about his journey towards activism. The play is also going to be published by the leading theatre publisher, Nick Hern Books, to coincide with the run.
LGBT play Secret Diaries in Halifax for one night only! 8pm Friday 7th February 2014: Following critical and audience acclaim after its sell out performances in Manchester last year, award-winning theatre company Art with Heart premiere a revised version of Secret Diaries, Sarah Evans’ heart-warming and humorous play at Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax