Presented by Word of Warning, Contact + STUN
Thursday 17 + Friday 18 May 2018, 7.30pm
Our annual sampler of new performance is a double bill of new works in development from Emma Geraghty + Vijay Patel.
A girl, a guitar, and a message of hope… Fat Girl Singing is an anthem of self-acceptance and a call to arms for those who simply don’t fit the model.
How do we leave? Why do we leave? Should we leave? Is the thought of leaving more worrying than the act? Sometimes I Leave unravels the inner workings of the Asperger’s mind — before making a dash for the door…
Please note — The Hidden Pin-up will no longer appear during the interval for logistical reasons.
Works Ahead is also seed-commissioning Jamal Gerald’s Complexion — exploring the historic experiences of the house and the field slaves; and drawing a parallel with contemporary pop culture and attitudes to race. Being developed for 2019 in partnership with Transform in Leeds.
This event takes place at STUN Studio at Z-Arts
Venue + Booking Details
Dates: Thursday 17 + Friday 18 May 2018, 7.30pm
Venue: STUN Studio at Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Manchester, M15 5ZA
Box Office Tel: 0161 232 6089
Age advisory: 14+ (parental/guardian discretion). Duration: the double bill will last up to 2½ hours, including an interval (running order tbc). Both works largely spoken English; Emma’s work also includes live music. For specific age and access information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 232 6086.
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Works Ahead 2018 is co-commissioned/co-produced by hÅb, Contact + STUN (Sustained Theatre Up North); supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Project Mentor: Peader Kirk