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
Re-Staging Revolutions: Alternative Theatre in Lambeth and Camden 1968-88 ( 11th Nov – 21st Dec at Ovalhouse, Tues – Sat 3-8pm). An exhibition featuring community, experimental, Black, Asian, lesbian, gay, women’s, disabled, political, Theatre-in-Education, agit-prop, physical, visual, performance art, vernacular drama, new writing, satirical and many other theatre companies; championing a generation of artists whose work has influenced and shaped present day British theatre.
Shout Festival – Hopelessly Devoted: Chess is in prison. Facing a lengthy sentence, her cell mate becomes her soul mate. But when Serena is given parole, Chess faces total isolation.
Hope comes in the form of a music producer looking for a reason to love music again. She finds a powerful voice in Chess. But to harness her talent, Chess must first face her past.
Kate Tempest’s incendiary new play combines lyrical fireworks with exhilarating live music
Theatre – Ovalhouse: THE ACT 8 October – 26 October 2013. If you want to get ahead in the civil service it helps to have friends in low places.It’s the final days for an underground community catapulted into the mainstream, and all because the Church of England believed in the decriminalisation of homosexuality. The Act is an exploration of the 1967 decriminalisation of homosexuality using personal anecdotes, verbatim House of Commons speeches and song in a powerful cabaret-style performance.
Want to be able to spin lyrics like Tinie Tempah? Or weave your life story with words like Nicki Minaj? Use the day-to-day environment to connect visual ideas and create striking images. The Creative Lab is an opportunity for artists of all mediums to come together to explore and share the creative process. This lab looks at identity and the many aspects of our lives that make up ‘who we are’.
The Roundhouse are running a FREE 6-week performance and media project for 16-25 year-olds not currently in education, employment or training and who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and / or Questioning (LGBTQ).
Working with award-winning artist Mark Storor and leading media producer Nicola Prestage and a professional circus performer, participants can choose to use storytelling, art, theatre and circus to share stories, OR use film, audio and blogging to create and showcase material online.
We are looking for people who have open minds, are willing to get involved and want to engage in an opportunity to develop their skills. No previous experience is necessary, just a interest in your chosen area. The project is FREE and lunch/travel costs will be provided.
The Pride, a play written by Alexi Kaye Campbell, deals with men coming to terms with their sexual identity (or not) in two different time periods; 1958 and 2008. This intensely powerful and tragicomic production by Jamie Lloyd deals with the pressures of coming to terms with being gay on a personal level but it […]
A BOY AND HIS SOUL By Colman Domingo Tricycle Theatre 4- 21 Sept
Where do you get SOUL? From watching your parents sell the house you grew up in? From discovering the family secret about your crazy cousin? Or from the childhood records found in your parents’ basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys…and Colman. Propelled by the beat of classic soul, smooth R&B and disco, this is the soundtrack of a boy’s coming of age in ‘70′s and ’80′s Philadelphia.
Outhouse London presents The Darlings – London’s lesbian community theatre troupe In Simply Wonderful Directed by Barcy Cogdale An afternoon of personal stories created by individual members of the Darlings troupe this storytelling performance will explore the joys of ‘sisterhood’ – a celebration of lesbians wherever their lives have taken them. The Darlings are not […]