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Burgerz – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Written by Travis Alabanza Directed by Sam Curtis Lindsay Designed by Soutra Gilmour Reviewer: Dominic Corr In April 2016, a burger was thrown at Travis Alabanza. With it was hurled a transphobic slur, compelling Alabanza to write Burgerz as an attempt to archive the everyday pain and rip back some agency from the day to day violence that the trans ...

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Burgerz – Hackney Showroom, London

Writer and Performer: Travis Alabanza Director:  Sam Curtis Lindsay Reviewer:  Richard Maguire Two years ago, while walking across Waterloo Bridge a man yelled ‘Tranny’, and then threw a burger at Travis Alabanza, a trans person of colour. About 100 people witnessed this transphobic assault, and yet nobody did anything. No one helped Travis clean up the mayonnaise that had landed ...

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Heartbreak Hotel -The Jetty,Greenwich

Devised: The Company Dramaturg: Lucy Benson-Brown Director: Sam Curtis-Lindsay Reviewer:Andy Moseley While Graceland takes up an extended residence at the O2, Heartbreak Hotel has opened for business down at the end of Lonely Street, well actually down the end of the road at the Jetty, but it’s near enough. However, for anyone thinking this might be another event aimed at ...

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Cutting Off Kate Bush – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh

Director: Sam Curtis Lindsay Writer: Lucy Benson-Brown Reviewer: Danielle Shields The iconic high-pitched screech of Kate Bush is one voice that isrecognisedthroughout the world. Lucy Benson-Brown, the star of one woman show,Cutting Off Kate Bush, deserves an air high-five for her excellent impersonation of Bush’s ghostly vocal chords. Yet Ardent Theatre’s debut Edinburgh Fringe performance goes far deeper than a ...

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