Prom Kween heads to Underbelly Edinburgh

Prom Kween musical

Prom Kween is the comedy musical based on the true story of Matthew Crisson, the first ever non binary kid to win the US high school title of Prom Queen and the bitches who tried to stand in the way. Part parody, part homage to the American High School genre Prom Kween has an original book and score by musical comedy award-winning duo Rebecca Humphries and Joanna Cichonska. Prom Kween also satirises modern day America and Its contradictioons when it comes to what is acceptable. This is a country whose President wants to build a border wall with Mexico, whilst the highest rating reality programme is a race to become America’s next drag superstar. Prom Kween celebrates these contradictions whilst ripping it to shreds. Prom Kween’s cast will include (in alphabetical order) William Donaldson (Boris Got Buggered, Theatre Delicatessen), Rebecca Humphries (Pomona, National Theatre/Royal Exchange/Orange Tree), Daniel Millar (The Play That … Read more

Circa bring new show to Edinburgh Festival 2017

Circa Humans comes to Edinburgh Festival

After taking Sydney Festival by storm earlier this year, the world-renowned Circa (Beyond, Wunderkammer, Closer) return to the Edinburgh Fringe with a striking new show – a stirring journey of what it means to be human, and how our bodies, connections and aspirations all form part of who we are. Here, ten acrobats question how much we can take as humans, exploring the physical limits of their bodies as they are pushed to the extreme. How much weight can we carry? Who can we trust to support our load? They lead us to reflect on our lives, our loved ones, the burdens we carry and the physical and emotional strength it takes to overcome them. Created by Circa’s Artistic Director, Yaron Lifschitz, the stage is stripped bare as the vulnerability of a team of highly skilled acrobats is exposed. Circa’s reputation for fearless, boundary-pushing new circus is borne out in … Read more

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