Please refresh the page and retry. H ow do you choose which plays to stage? Written by Sarah Daniels.
But a couple of plays hardly makes a plague and, besides, there were and are far more representations of straight lives in the theatre than there have ever been of gay ones. Just in the news today, 36 South Korean soldiers were arrested for being gay. Gatiss recently curated Queers, a series of short film monologues for the BBC from a range of writers including himself, that will mark the 50th anniversary, with actors including Ben Whishaw, Russell Tovey and Alan Cumming. He Scores!
Under his direction and that of current artistic director Adam Spreadbury-Maher, the theatre has become known for presenting new, powerful and necessary stories. Soho Theatre flies the rainbow flag all year round with one-person-plays and drag, as well as full-blown, queer championing theatre. The studio, theatre and underground cabaret bar give ample opportunities to see all genres back to back.
Sherman and Robert B. Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed stage musical of Mary Poppins has delighted audiences around the world since its world premiere inand is set to return to the West End at the Prince Edward Theatre in Featuring music and lyrics by the Sherman Brothers, with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, it is based on the much loved children's books by P.
Please refresh the page and retry. I n a nutshell: "A compellingly febrile account by former Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Richard Gadd of being stalked by a woman at a bar he tended. The stalking escalated, leaving police barely able to halt the digital and physical onslaught until a threat to kill was made.
Frances Poet's play Adam is the true story of a young trans man, Adam Kashmiry, making the journey from his native Egypt to Scotland, across borders and genders, in his search for a place to call home. In the play, the central figure of Adam Kashmiry is represented as two distinct but complementary characters, Egyptian Adam and Glasgow Adam, 'two sides of a single coin'. Together they narrate the story of Adam's realisation of his true identity while growing up in Egypt, his decision to leave his native country, his journey from there to a cramped room in Glasgow, and his ongoing struggle to assume his new identity as a man.
We can never resist seeing a show when we're in London. We think it's one of the highlights for gay travellers in London. It's basically the theatre capital of Europe, with hundreds of performances taking place across the city at any one time.