Queer Lady M preview livestreamed recording
from Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester
Saturday 8 December 2018



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1623 theatre company presents

QUEER LADY M preview show

A fabulous new fusion of autobiography, Shakespeare and drag

Saturday 8 December, 7-8pm
Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA
£8 (full price), £6 (under 19s, unwaged, over 60s, Jobseekers, Disability Living Allowance), £5 (NUS members)

"Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it" - Lady Macbeth. Artwork © Firecatcher.

"Raw, honest and tender.
This is what theatre is about.
This is what art is for."

: Rikki Beadle-Blair, international theatremaker and LGBT+ rights activist

Shane idolises Lady Macbeth.

He always has done, ever since she slipped into his world through Grandma's telly when he was small.

Tonight, Shane's been stood up. Lonely and lost, he turns to Shakespeare's fierce queen for strength.

But how far can becoming your idol help you find yourself when you're anxious and alone?

Queer Lady M brings together devised performance, Shakespeare and drag while exploring the real-life experiences of working-class, gender-fluid artist Shane Gabriel. 

After a successful R&D phase with Derbyshire LGBT+ and Derby Theatre last year, 1623 is making, scratching and previewing Queer Lady M this year, before touring the show in 2019. 

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SHANE GABRIEL performer | TIM HEYWOOD set and costume designer | REBECCA LEGG assistant director | CHRISTOPHER LYDON composer and producer | ADAM McCREADY sound designer | MICHAEL PINCHBECK dramaturgical support | LUCY J SKILBECK outside eyes | BEN SPILLER director | KITTY WINTER movement director

Book your tickets for the preview at Attenborough Arts Centre on Saturday 8 December 2018

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Queer Lady M is supported by

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