In a world currently having a Barbie moment, the striking opening image of Frankie Thompson as Barbie and Liv Ello as Ken feels supremely topical. Even more current, however, is this sharp and vital exploration of gender constraints and obsession with body image. Frankie Thompson and Liv Ello in Body Show. Following on from their... Continue Reading →
Written and performed by Lauryn Redding, Bloody Elle is not your typical coming out story. Spellbinding storytelling accompanied by a dynamic original soundtrack, this is gig theatre with a whole lot of heart.
It was a sweltering 38+ degrees celsius (100+ fahrenheit) outside so I grabbed a last minute ticket to the Soho Theatre on the promise of air-conditioning and showtunes. Turns out the air-con was either not working, or was so weak it made no difference. So I wasn’t exactly excited to sit through an hour and... Continue Reading →