Boy Stroke Girl

Etcetera Theatre 265 Camden High Street, London

Event location:
Etcetera Theatre , 265 Camden High Street
When:Event passed!
It was on
Tue 28th Feb 2017 to
Sun 12th Mar 2017

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Where:Etcetera Theatre 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Tuesday to Saturday: 19.30 Sundays: 18.30
Admission:£12.00/£10.00 concs
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About the event

Can you fall in love with someone if you don't know their gender?
Peter is about to find out when he falls for the sexually ambiguous ‘Blue’.

Their relationship poses a challenge to Peter’s identity, forcing him to face some difficult questions: To what extent are we all encouraged to conform to narrow culturally defined stereotypes, to label and to pigeon-hole ourselves?

Are these labels a form of straight jacket, by adapting to them do we compromise our true nature and can we defy the ultimate label of gender? Does this pressure to conform inevitably give rise to derision and hatred towards those who by choice or inclination, stand outside society's norms?
Casting caution to the wind, Peter’s passion for Blue provokes prejudice and hostility from friends and family in a tale of sexual liberation and shattered taboos.

Written & Directed by Ian Dixon Potter

Performed by Ilaria Ciardelli, Thomasin Lockwood, Gianbruno Spena & Duncan Mason

“Perfectly written” “Simple yet beautiful” ***** London Theatre 1
“Makes the audience question their own assumptions and judgements” **** West End Wilma

“A truly stimulating piece of theatre” “Complicates and liberates ideas of human behaviour."

“Powerful and unique” “Two people fall in love without constraints from gender” Scatter of Opinion

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