After a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2019 and a revival at the Bush Theatre early in September, Mika Onyx Johnson’s ★★★★★ long-awaited smash hit debut comes to Contact.
Just when Mika was starting to feel at home in their own body, they find themselves caught between Simmi who’s sweet like sugar but ain’t a lesbian and Token Toni who loves a bitta bashment and only dates black and brown butches – how can they catch a break when straight women are like junk food?
Original beats collide with poetry and movement in this explosive autobiographical piece of storytelling. Do not miss this ‘dynamic, witty and moving’ (The Scotsman) journey of sexuality, identity and self-discovery.
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Production images by Helen Murray
Access & Socially Distanced Performances
- There will be a captioned performance of this show on Friday 26 Nov at 7.30pm
- There will be a BSL performance of this show on Sat 27 Nov at 2pm.
- We have a socially distanced performance of this show on Sat 27 Nov at 2pm. Go to our Your Visit page here, for more details on visiting our building.
- If you have any access needs you want to discuss with us, please call the box office Monday to Friday between 10-5pm on 0161 274 0600, alternatively you can email the box office on firstname.lastname@example.org, or get in touch via direct message on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (@contactmcr on all three platforms.)
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The Stage ★★★★
The Scotsman ★★★★
Fest Magazine ★★★★
Miro Magazine ★★★★
A Younger Theatre ★★★★
The List Magazine ★★★★
Broadway Baby ★★★★★
Somewhere EDI ★★★★★
The Queer Review ★★★★★
Written and performed by Mika Onyx Johnson.
The Queer House presents Pink Lemonade.
Originally co-produced by HighTide.
Revived in association with the Bush Theatre in 2021.
Director: Emily Aboud
Sound Design: Rebekah Alero
Producer: Char Boden
Assistant Sound Design: Francis Botu
Movement Consultant: Dwayne Barnaby
Lighting Design: Martha Godfrey
Designer: Rūta Irbīte
Marketing Officer: Hosanna Johnson
Music and Production: Juga-Naut
Production Manager: Marco Savo
Outside Eye: Rachael Young
Dramaturg: Yaz Zadeh