So we’re at the end of Brighton Fringe 2016 and what an exciting and exhausting time it’s been! With just two more days left, here’s our tips for five of the best still to see.
Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius: incestuous, fratricidal regicide or rightful ruler unafraid of tough decisions? Robert Cohen takes you backstage at Elsinore, reassessing Shakespeare through the eyes of the man who would be King of Denmark – at any cost.
4 – 5 June 19:50 – Sweet Waterfront 2
Fascinating, touching and enlightening, this lesbian musical romance tells the story of forgotten Variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney. Nominated for Outstanding Local Talent at Brighton Fringe 2015 and Best Arts Stage Event L-Fest 2015
5 June 16:45 – Sweet Waterfront 1
Tommy spent last year tracking down and interviewing people on film who’ve shown fear and violence towards gay people in the past. As they’ve aged, have their opinions changed? Join him for a one-man show exploring society, culture and homophobia.
4-5 Jun 15:00 – Komedia Studio
High As Sugar is a one-man musical about a trans woman living in 1970 New York City. Sugar’s life is unapologetic, raw and full of underground parties, unlawful indulgence, Vaseline and glitter. Inspired by the true life of Holly Woodlawn, High as Sugarexplores the Andy Warhol Factory days through drugs, sex and Sugar’s15 minutes of fame.
4-5 Jun 18:45- The Warren Studio 2
My Paper Girlfriend
One Man and His Griff presents his debut show, My Paper Girlfriend, a humorous and poignant tale of a man finding his one true love. When all around you things seem hard and lonesome, sometimes love can take you away to a magical place! A piece of storytelling told through mime, animation and speech.
“She floated by me like a leaf on a cool breeze… Oh how I love My Paper Girlfriend.”
4-5 Jun 13:00 – The Warren: Studio 2
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