The Gulf : a tale of two mismatched lesbian souls.

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  THE GULF  @ Tristan Bates Theatre, ☆☆☆ Review by JONNY WARD Ever stuck with a partner because it was easier than splitting up? Playwright Audrey Cefaly explores this dilemma in The Gulf; a delicate and nuanced play set in her native Alabama, the titular Gulf Coast of the USA and directed by Matthew Gould. We … Continue reading



Sex/Crime skillfully presents an uncompromising examination of the darker side of modern queer sexuality

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If The Glory is the epicenter of the best in alternative queer performance, then Sex/Crime premieres in its spiritual home. The sharp, precise and witty script (from actor/playwright Alexis Gregory) ensures a hypnotic momentum to the action from the start and the pace rarely slips. Sex/Crime is an inky black comedy (think Joe Orton’s What … Continue reading



queerguru reviews ‘Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho’

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    Margaret Thatcher was really a man in drag. This was a popular (pre-internet) accusation leveled at the former British prime minister. Contemporary cultural representations also pitched her as a fella. Spitting Image, the phenomenal satirical TV show that ran throughout the 80’s, portrayed her in a man’s pinstripe suit & tie – the … Continue reading



We review Strangers In Between : London’s Trafalgar Studios 2

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  Full frontal nudity has its place in the theater, but Trafalgar Square Studios 2 is a really tiny venue. if you are sitting on the front row when the vulnerable lead character, Shane, disrobes at the end of the play (to devastating effect), you end up eyeball to ….well, you get the picture. Shane’s … Continue reading



BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL : Everyone loves a Bad Boy, and this Show has more than its fair share.

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  Everyone loves a bad boy and this show has more than its fair share.  Bananaman was a distinctively British, 80’s comic strip and TV cartoon with a hero who was very much an ironic counterpoint to the Superman or Batman phenomenon. It’s fair to say Bananaman is not that bright, but neither does he take … Continue reading



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