The current uncertain political climate makes perfect timing for Paula Vogel’s Tony Nominated play Indecent that deals with the ubiquitousness of homophobia and anti-semitism in such a powerful way. The play is based on the true story of the trials and tribulations of Polish/Yiddish playwright Sholem Asch’s 1906 play God of Vengeance about an illicit lesbian … Continue reading
Brit Playwright and performer Alexis Gregory talks about Riot Act, a powerful, brand new verbatim theatre piece, created especially for the King’s Head Theatre‘s Queer Season in London, which will premiere Tuesday 31 July – Sunday 5 August.
Gregory interviewed one of the only remaining Stonewall survivors – the 1969 NYC riot that kick stared the gay rights movement; a member of a 1970’s London radical-drag troupe- underground alternative performance icon Lavinia Co-Op; and prominent 90’s London ACT UP AIDS activist Paul Burston. All three men spoke about their lives then and their lives now. Riot Act is shaped entirely, word for word, out of these interviews.
This interview with Roger Walker-Dack for www.queergurutv.com was filmed via Facetime
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SANDRA DICKINSON & JONATHAN CHAMBERS IN THE UNBUILT CITY AT KING’S HEAD THEATRE ☆☆ On a cold afternoon in February, Jonah knocks on the door of a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights. He’s come to ask Claudia to sell her famously secret collection to a university archive. But in order to do that, he’ll have to persuade her … Continue reading
We think our London-based Contributing Editor Peter Harrington is in for a real treat next week as he gets to see Sasha Regan’s all-male, award-winning company returns to the Richmond Theatre for their production of Iolanthe. Universally regarded as Sir Arthur Sullivan’s most beautiful score, Iolanthe tells the topsy-turvy love story from W.S.Gilbert between the most unlikely of couple, fairies … Continue reading