Gobsure: Solo Theatre Show
Provoked to Madness by the Brutality of Wealth
'what dya need books for, yr homeless?'
After years of reading and studying, this show is about our revenge. This highly visual performance offers a chance to 'rewrite the future' is all about asking questions and regaining our voice.
after the worst sectioning of our life where in a homeless hostel where a 'support worker' says 'what dya need books for yr homeless?'. this shows our revenge. thirteen years of reading, graduating from the open university in 2016. our highly visual performance is all about asking questions, regaining voice, 'rewriting the future.' help us kick the bucket, learn how red tape saves lives, ask is the money happy?, turn estate-agent plastic into a wee home, and light that home with a book. theres even crime-scene tape for all. help us tell good news stories. Gobscure
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‘Dizzying and hypnotic, cutting edge social commentary, part creative resistance and part performance. Gobscures lived experience powerfully shows how personal and political play out. Spellbinding’ - Museum of Homelessness
'intelligent, unsettling and entertaining in equal measure. ... gobscure’s talent lies in their strength in telling difficult stories about abuses of power, inequality and resistance in ways that allow us to examine our own relationship to privilege and marginalisation but always with some focus on the absurd. ... provoked to madness by the brutality ov wealth admonishes us to look for alternative empowering narratives and to regain our voice and to tell different, better stories' extract from the Disability Arts Online review. Read in full:
Alex Kelly of Third Angel Mentoring Scheme 2019 in association with Sheffield Theatres continues as collaborator. Supported by Camden Peoples Theatre Bursary, Arc Stockton Residency, served as part of a protest with Bethlem Gallery group exhibition.Supported by Museum of Homelessness Artistic Associateship.
Supported by DASH in association with The Hive.
Performance includes swearing and appropriate for 16 yrs +
Saturday 16 October 8.00pm start
Book online at www.hiveonline.org.uk or call 01743 234970