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Queerguru’s Jonathan Kemp reviews SALOME ‘full of sexual energy & spectacular dancing

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  Salomé  ☆☆☆☆☆ EDIFICE Dance Theatre The Place, London Salomé is the biblical gift that just keeps giving, from Wilde’s scandalously decadent take on it and the Aubrey Beardsley drawings it inspired, to the curate’s egg of Ken Russell’s film version. Last year, I reviewed for Queerguru a production that cast Salomé as a pretty … Continue reading



Tales From The Shadows : Jonathan Kemp reviews an Oscar Wilde Puppet Show

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Wild(e) Tales: Tales From the Shadows ☆☆☆ Vault Festival, Waterloo It’s no secret that I worship and adore Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde, so it was with a certain amount of trepidation that I took my seat for this shadow puppet show of some of his children’s stories, originally written for his two sons, Cyril … Continue reading



Queerguru”s Jonathan Kemp reviews Bedlam Chorus”s production BUTTERFLY

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  BUTTERFLY (3.5 Stars) BEDLAM CHORUS VAULT FESTIVAL, LONDON This was my introduction to the work of Bedlam Chorus and my first thought was how appropriate that name is (in the best possible way, no shade). There’s something gloriously ramshackle about this outfit, from the malfunctioning home-made costumes to the, at times, barely audible storytelling. … Continue reading



Frida : Stroke of Passion : the last week in her tumultuous Life

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Frida: Stroke of Passion ☆☆☆☆ Matcha Theater, West Hollywood ‘Frida Stroke of Passion’ is a complex, fast moving story of the last week of the late great queer Frida Kahlo’s life. Frida (brilliant portrayed by Odalys Nanin – Writer-Director-Producer) who was in an accident and subsequently lost a leg turned to alcohol, pain medication and … Continue reading



Elegies for Angels, Punks & Raging Queens : a richer and more diverse Inheritance

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  Elegies for Angels, Punks AND Raging Queens  ☆☆☆☆ Union Theatre, London In a year in which The Inheritance claimed every kind of London theatre accolade it’s a tough job to put on an AIDS crisis era play without inviting comparison. Happily, when contrasted rather than compared, Elegies sets its own standard. It is different … Continue reading



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