Presented by STUN during Black Gold Arts Festival
Tells the story of a black perimenopausal lesbian’s descent into suicidal depression and her emergence from it.
Venue + Booking Details
Original Date: Thursday 22 October 2015, 3pm (+ 7pm sold-out)
Extra Date: Friday 23 October 2015, 7pm
Venue: STUN Studio at Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Manchester, M15 5ZA
Tickets: £5 — Thursday 3pm; Friday 7pm | Please note limited capacity of 15 per show.
Black Gold Arts Festival
Age advisory: 14+ For specific age and access information please email email@example.com.
Who is she?
Cheryl has won Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards as both writer (Best Community Production, Heart and Soul, Oldham Coliseum) and director (Best Studio Production, Iron by Rona Munro, Working Girls/Contact); an Edinburgh Fringe First as co-director + producer of Traverse Theatre’s Breakfast Series The World Is Too Much; and this year a Lloyd’s Bank regional award for the immersive play she directed for Community Arts Northwest, Rule 35; also longlisted for the Polari Book Prize for her collection of poems, Alaska [Crocus/Commonword], the inspiration for this play.
What people have said about Alaska
It is a devastatingly beautiful show…, poetic narrative and heart achingly profound… people should go
Directed by Darren Pritchard | Commissioned by The Albany, supported by Contact, STUN + Commonword; co-commissioned by hÅb for Domestic II