The first of six productions in the Bunker Theatre’s inaugural Breaking Out season is Amy Bethan Evans’ play Libby’s Eyes. Inspired by her own experience with the PIP system, the play explores our varying definitions of the word ‘functioning’ and how it affects the way we live our lives.
On the one hand, it is really great to see a gay rom-com being unashamedly romantic and comedic in such an inclusive manner. On the other, I couldn’t help but wish that Sam Ward’s production had pushed even further in pushing its diversity.
Leoe & Hyde, a musical theatre duo from Manchester, are preparing for the world premiere of their latest show GUY, a new gay rom-com about the hook-ups and downs of 21st-century dating at The Bunker Theatre as part of the Breaking Out season.
As an avid theatre-goer who has been forced to scale back her theatre-going, I’m suffering from serious theatre FOMO. I’ve been lucky enough to see some shows on their press nights, but generally my theatre-going has been seriously curtailed.