One of the remarkable plus points of this wretched Lockdown is the innovative ways that artists, queer or otherwise, have used to bring us such an array of culture into our homes. Better still on a global basis like we have never seen before and so essential with the world being so fractured right … Continue reading
It’s been almost 2 years since we were first riveted with actor/writer ALEXIS GREGORY and his stunning play SEX/CRIME when it was performed at THE GLORY with his co-star JONNY WOO. In his ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review at the time QUEERGURU’s Contributing Editor JONNY WARD wrote it was “an uncompromising examination of the darker side of … Continue reading
Sci-fi is not a film genre that is visited by a lot of queer filmmakers but award-winning director Layke Anderson’s short movie depicts a restless man who makes the decision to join the first colony on Mars. With most of the piece revolving around the discussion to leave with his partner, this is a … Continue reading
Queerguru talked to queer writer/performer Alexis Gregory in London via Facetime on the eve of a big Charity Gala of his critically acclaimed verbatim performance play RIOT ACT. The special one-off event is in aid of DEAN STREET WELLBEING a program that seeks to put good sexual wellbeing at the heart of sexual health, and commemorates World Aids Day.
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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