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Latest LGBT plays for GM Fringe Festival 2017

Latest LGBT plays for GM Fringe Festival 2017

THE TRAGIC LIFE AND TRIUMPHANT DEATH OF JULIA PASTRANA THE UGLIEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD

Monday 3 July at 8pm £11, Tuesday 4 - Thursday 7 July at 7.30pm, Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July at 5.30pm and 7.30pm, £12.

Hope Mill Theatre, 113 Pollard Street, M4 7JA.

*****GUARDIAN ***** EVENING STANDARD ***** TIME OUT Critics Choice of the Year

'An experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life..’ Theatre Review

This terrible, tender play tells the true story of a 19th Century South American Indian who was sold by her family to the owner of a travelling freak show. Not for those afraid of the dark.

Drama, theatre, thriller, true-life, ticket offer on this show with All I Want Is One Night.

THE BIG THINGS by Mike Heath

Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July at 7.30pm, Sunday 9 and Monday 10 July at 9pm, £10/£8.

King’s Arms Theatre, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN.

Grace is different. That’s why Malcolm loves her. But when she decides that they should have a baby, the differences grow and the tensions threaten to tear them apart. A tragi-comic play about love, delusion and parenthood. 

Shortlisted and developed by the BBC for the BBC Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2016.

@Write4TheStage

www.writeforthestage.co.uk

THIS MUCH (OR AN ACT OF VIOLENCE TOWARDS THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE)

Monday 10, Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 July, 7.30pm, £7/£6.

Tribeca, 50 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3WF 

THIS MUCH is a performance about how we define relationships; through objects, clothes, traditions and other people. Are relationships the way to express our truest selves or have the traditional forms outgrown their use? Three men trapped in the dregs of the world’s worst wedding disco risk everything in he chase to become what they want to be. 

Theatre, LGBT, contemporary.

www.secondmouseproductions.co.uk

BLEACH

Wednesday 12, Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Sarturday 15 July, 7.30pm, £7/£5.

King’s Arms Studio 1, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN.

Tyler Everett knows how to take it like a man; he's made a career out of it. But on a regular night turning tricks, things start to spiral out of control and he'll be left questioning whether living in London is really worth the price of rent. Bleach is a darkly humorous, soul-jolting new one man show about sex, violence and city living.

Presented by British Exist Theatre.

Contemporary, LGBT, new writing, solo show.

@Existtheatre

www.exist-theatre.co.uk

HOLLY HUTCHINSON: MEET THE STEVENS

Friday 14 and Saturday 15 July, 7pm, FREE.

Tribeca, 50 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3WF

1 Trans Comedienne - 2 Characters

It's Sassy verses Classy in this outrageous debut show from Manchester's very own Holly Hutchinson. In this short fast paced show we meet two sisters, Jennifer & Sophie G Stevens, who live two very different lives.  There’s Jennifer; the educated nobel prize winner. Then there’s Sophie G the Geordie Shore/TOWIE/Made in Chelsea reality TV wannabe.

Between these two sisters we see them discuss being transgender, politics, finding your calling in life..and much more.

Supporting is the fabulous Justine Townsend with her hilarious "Menopause" mini show.

New writing, comedy, stand-up, LGBT, transgender.

S/HE/IT HAPPENS

Sunday 16 – Thursday 20 July, 9pm, £10/£7.50

King’s Arms Studio 1, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN.

A curious clown is stuck between the gender binary. Through mime, slapstick, and armed with a wardrobe of clothes, performer Miranda Porter explores the violence of assimilation. Is it really rewriting the rules if you haven't read the rulebook?

Age guidance 13+ (partial nudity). Presented by Le Juice.

Clown,Comedy,LGBT,Solo show

@lejuicetheatre

http://mirandaporter.co.uk

CHRISTOPHER BOWLES: LIVE IN TECHNICOLOR

Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 July, 7.30pm, FREE.

King’s Arms Studio 1, 11 Bloom Street, Salford M3 6AN.

Award-winning playwright and performance poet Christopher Bowles explores a myriad of different colour-themed stories through spoken word, poetry and soundscape.

Adapted from his flash-fiction collection 'Spectrum', he offers more variety than a Dulux colour chart, guarantees more fun than watching paint dry, and is your favourite crayon.

Solo show,Spoken word,Poetry,LGBT

@MagpieManMCR

Tix for these and all other performances are available here.

Published: 7-Jun-2017

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