Ask anybody about the rights of disabled people, and most would say in principle that they should be given every opportunity to live life to the fullest. But given this assumption, why is it so hard to imagine that they are interested in dating – and all that that entails?
FEATURED SHOW: Dating-while-disabled comedy Kerbs is ‘truly one of a kind’. Reviews are in!
First reviews are in for Michael Southan’s “comical, heart-warming and enlightening” debut play Kerbs. The new comedy about dating whilst disabled, co-produced by Graeae and Belgrade Theatre, is now on tour. Don’t miss!
‘Sex between two disabled people isn’t often portrayed on stage’: Michael Southan on making his playwriting debut with Kerbs
Making its premiere at the Belgrade from 26 February to 5 March 2022, laugh-out-loud new comedy Kerbs is the debut play from disabled writer Michael Southan. We recently chatted with Michael to find out more about his inspiration behind the story.
NEWS: Kerbs, a comedy about dating whilst disabled, premieres at Belgrade Theatre
Kerbs, a new comedy about dating whilst disabled, receives its world premiere this month at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, in a co-production with Graeae, the UK’s leading disabled-led theatre company. Time to get booking!
‘Explores how belief can be a psychological & emotional journey’: 10 NIGHTS – Bush Theatre
This new coproduction between Graeae and Tamasha is not perfect, but it offers a moving insight into ritual and belief.
‘Intelligently nuanced & perceptive’: CRIPS WITHOUT CONSTRAINTS PART 2 – Graeae (Online theatre)
Graeae’s Crips Without Constraints Part 2 shows off UK Deaf and disabled artists firing brilliantly on all creative cylinders.
NEWS: UK’s leading touring theatre companies will join forces to present Signal Fires
The UK’s leading touring theatre companies are uniting this autumn to present Signal Fires, a nationwide project inspired by one of the original forms of theatre – storytelling around a fire.
‘Refreshingly unapologetic’: REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL – Graeae (Online review)
As an artist, Ian Dury is unique in the annals of British rock music. Contracting polio at the age of seven (which resulted in the paralysis of his left leg, shoulder and arm), Dury didn’t let this stop him from becoming an accomplished musician.
WATCH: What do audiences and critics think of Graeae’s One Under revival?
“A great piece of theatre”, “really moving, very thought-provoking” – check out what audiences think of Graeae’s touring production of drama One Under, and what critics have said, then book your tickets for its London runs at the Arcola Theatre.
FIRST LOOK: Take a peek into the world of Graeae’s hit tale of mystery and tragedy One Under
As they prepare to bring Winsome Pinnock’s tale of a death and uncovering the story behind it to the Arcola Theatre next week, delve into the world of Graeae’s One Under with production images and a trailer. Time to book your tickets.
NEWS: Graeae brings hit revival of Winsome Pinnock’s One Under to Arcola Theatre
Tale of a tragedy, and unraveling the story behind it, Winsome Pinnock’s One Under comes to the Arcola Theatre next month following a successful UK tour. Book your tickets for the Graeae production now!
‘Feels fresh & is performed with conviction’: ONE UNDER – Touring
Winsome Pinnock’s 2005 play One Under has been revived in a co-production by Graeae and Theatre Royal, Plymouth, now touring the UK.
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA – Manchester
Federico Garcia Lorca’s formidable text, in a wonderfully uncompromising translation by Jo Clifford which is set within the distinctive confines of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre.
Text of the Day: The Solid Life of Sugar Water
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER – National Theatre
New play from Jack Thorne about one couple’s tragic loss is both excruciating and oddly uplifting
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