Part of Works Ahead 2014, presented by Word of Warning + Contact
Paul needs adoration, approval and, above all, applause. You WILL clap, you WILL cheer… no, really, you WILL.
####Venue + Booking Details, for Works Ahead
Dates: Thursday 8 + Friday 9 May 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Contact, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6JA
Tickets: £6/3 ¦ Special offer: buy ten tickets, get one free
Box Office Tel: 0161 274 0600
The same programme is presented each evening, there is no two night pass.
Part of a triple-bill of new performance, the three shows take place in different auditoria within Contact; audience members will be guided from show to show. Show duration 35mins; triple-bill duration (including intervals) approx 2hrs. Age advisory: 14+
####More Cataloguing a history of failures to impress — his mum, his dad, his teachers — Paul foresees that nothing will please you… He will dance, he will sing, he will clown, he will become an angelic chorus… all in an escalating attempt to please you, the audience.
A tragi-comic exploration of the insecurity of the performer.
####Who is he?
Paul is a solo artist/deviser whose previous credits include solo performances One Thing on His Mime, performed as part of Drunken Nights II, and So Far West — performed at Emergency 2013, Collaceo B Festival in Portugal, and Cheshire Rural Touring, double-billed with Sleepwalk Collective. His work aims to be contemporary in it’s nature but also accessible, entertaining and engaging for all.
Commissioned by hÅb, co-produced by Contact, a greenroom legacy project.