What if you woke up one morning as the opposite gender? What if that was the day you were born and you had to wait 25 years before anyone believed you?
Part spoken word/part digital comedy cabaret, join multi award nominated Edalia/Edward Day in this kickass celebration of transgender visibility and self-acceptance.
A ukulele in one hand and a mouthful of broken words, Too Pretty To Punch grapples with what it means to be human when you don’t fit in any of the boxes.
Edalia/Edward is a transgender/non-binary poet, theatre maker, animator and musician based in Swindon and Norwich.
More details: www.edwardday.co.uk
Praise for past shows:
“Day never ceased to impress, effortlessly switching between characters…the best original play I have seen.” 5 STARS (Theatre Bath)
“Day’s language is a flower-bomb of rich, thought-provoking imagery.” FOUR STARS (A Younger Theatre)
“Clever, intriguing but funny and dark in equal measure, this piece provides a detached appraisal of the conflicting rules we live by.” FOUR STARS (West End Wilma)
Date & Time:
The Arches at St Mary's Church, Putney, SW15 1SN
FRI 4th May
Saturday 5th May
Tickets £8 (£5.50 concessions)
Edalia is also running a gender poetry workshop. Date TBC.
15th April: Shoebox Theatre, Swindon
20th April: Salisbury Arts Centre
22nd April: Alma Tavern, Bristol
27th April: Avenue Theatre, Ipswich
4th & 5th May: Putney Arches, Wandsworth Fringe, London
10th May: Rondo Theatre, Bath
All poetry workshops:
11th April: Pheasant Inn, Salisbury
12th April: Richard Jeffries Museum, Swindon
28th April: Gippeswyck Hall (Red Rose Chain), Ipswich
9th May: Hydra Books, Bristol
13th May: Widcombe Social Club, Bath
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.