Queerguru first met London-based queer playwright, performer, director and producer. ALEXIS GREGORY some years back when he wrote and starred in SEX/CRIME some five years ago. Since that interview, Queerguru has become both a fan of his work and his friend. We were more than happy to be able to report on his outstanding success with RIOT ACT his remarkable verbatim show, created entirely word for word out of interviews with three key players in the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement.
Now Gregory is back in our sights again with his latest performance piece FUTURE PIECE which he is bringing to Bethnal Green’s Town Hall Hotel for two nights only later this month. Queerguru’s Contributing Editor Ris Fatah will be in the audience to review the piece but meanwhile, Queerguru Editor In Chief filmed a Zoom interview with Gregory to talk about what we can expect from his look into the future
Critically-acclaimed queer theatre-maker Alexis Gregory performs his latest show, FutureQueer, at London’s Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green on 20th and 21st November. The last time he performed this show it sold out, so don’t hang around in booking tickets. It’s 2069….and the whole world is queer. Voguing and lip-syncing are categories in the … Continue reading
Alexis Gregory’s cri/cally acclaimed Riot Act returns to West End cabaret venue Crazy Coqs, following sell-out Pride 2022, and World AIDS Day ’22 performances, and following its successful ou/ng on the West End at the Duchess Theatre, three UK wide tours, and an online digital reimagining and global streaming. This hard-hitting, but outrageously funny verba/m … Continue reading
London-based queer performer, playwright, producer and director Alexis Gregory launches his new show, FutureQueer, at London’s fab Kings Head Theatre in Islington on Friday 28th July. It’s 2069….and the whole world is queer. Voguing and lip-syncing are categories in the Olympics. There is a statue of George Michael on Hampstead Heath. And Starbuck’s own … Continue reading
Alexis Gregory’s solo verbatim show, RIOT ACT was created entirely word for word out of interviews with three key-players in the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement; Michael-Anthony Nozzi; a survivor of the Stonewall Riots, Lavina Co-op, an alternative ‘70s drag artist, and Paul Burston; a prominent ‘90s London AIDS activist. Riot Act’ is a breathtaking, rip-roaring, white-knuckle ride through six decades of queer history, taking the audience right up to the present day; a celebration of queer activism across the decades, pulling no punches; hard-hitting, hilarious and inspiring…it’s a riot. After performing the show over the past five years Alexis Gregory reunited with QUEERGURU and talked with Roger Walker-Dack about a special upcoming performance of Riot Act at Crazy Coqs in London on December 1st 2022 to mark World Aids Day