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We must love one another or die. It’s New York, July 1981. A strange disease is killing gay men and it’s on a rampage. Writer Ned Weeks and his friends come together to stop others from dying. The media is either condemning or ignoring them and the health department and the mayor are giving Ned the cold shoulder.
Green Day’s ‘American Idiot sees three restless young men, Johnny, Will, and Tunny, searching for meaning in a post 9-11 world. Johnny and Tunny flee a suffocating lifestyle of parental restrictions and media overload in Jingletown, while Will stays home to work out his relationship with Heather, his pregnant girlfriend.
‘Man is a fruit, a creature of juice and colour and perfume. They would tear out his pith and turn him into a robot. A man who cannot choose ceases to be a man.’
“Evolution is a completely natural change, but no one expected we’d change this fast.”
A celebration of the 400 year legacy of William Shakespeare and the 60th anniversary of the opening and ground breaking work of the University of Leeds ‘Man Made Fibres’ building. The stage@leedscompany uses Shakespeare’s first folio, the work of Sculptor and Artist Mitzi Cunliff and the PCI costume Archive as inspiration for a new production full of contemporary humour, 1950’s glamour timeless magic.
Love can overcome information. Information can transform love. Love can manifest in information. Information can translate love. Love can replace information. Information can empower love.
Mozart and Schikaneders ledgendary fairy-tale opera comes to stage@leeds. Follow Prince Tamino and his lovable bird-catcher friend Papageno on their quest to save the princess Pamina from the clutches of an evil sorcerer. The pair soon learn that things in this world are not quite what they appear to be…
Internationally renowned artist Massimiliano Balduzzi performs ‘DOIEB SI TAU: language for a requiem’ In the form of a direct address a lone performer pushes language and character to breaking point. DOIEB SI TAU is a study of loss and transformation, crafting a ritual of wilful separation, and a purging of the self.
Forget About The Dog Theatre Company brings you an off the wall exploration of escapism through fast-paced and witty dialogue, slapstick humour and elements of physical theatre in this bombastic yet heart-warming original comedy.
In an uncertain future, two makeshift kingdoms rise from the ashes of humanity. As the self-appointed Kings and Queens feud over their newly claimed territories, they become locked in a violent war of attrition. When open warfare fails to yield results, a string of devious plots endanger lords and serfs alike.