London 1963: a summer of parties and elections. Cabaret star Cleopatra catches the eye of the people’s candidate, Marc Antony, setting in motion events that will change the nature of British politics forever. Inspired by the Profumo scandal, Unmasked Theatre explore the very nature of how we moderate and characterise our political figures.
Coming strait from this year’s Brighton Fringe, this sellout, critically acclaimed (High energy. Laugh-out-loud funny, but thought-provoking at the same time’- Fringe Review, ‘Excellent stagecraft…keeps the full house enticed’-Brighton Source) new combines cabaret, historical events and live music.
Unmasked Theatre are an emerging based Brighton Company, holding residency at The Rialto Theatre. The company are returning after a highly successful 2017, which included the acclaimed new plays, The Writers’ Bloc (‘ingenius new play…. Stunning stagecraft (Source Magazine) and Cream (‘Captivating and thought-provoking’ (Broadway Baby) and saw The Writers’ Bloc’ nominated for ‘Best New Play’ (New Writing South). Unmasked specialise in combining eclectic theatrical styles with haunting live sound and sharp prose.
Every May the IYAF Press Team, made up of young trainee journalists, head to the Brighton Fringe and pick the best youth productions across three categories – Children and Families, Comedy and Theatre. The winning productions are all invited to perform at the International Youth Arts Festival. Previous Theatre winners have gone on to national and international tours – be sure to see the best Brighton Fringe has to offer in the Rose Studio.
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