Live Performance

21:00-21:45, Monday 2nd August 2021

The Cockpit

 

There will also be an interactive broadcast of this show at 20:00-21:00, Friday 6th August 2021. A recording of that broadcast will be available for 28 days.

 

Music and Words: Warboy & Stewart

 

Full Price: £15; If you can’t afford it: £5.

 

 

Slam! Doors shut. Music slurs to silence. Mirror balls stop turning. The dust covers dance floors following the Government’s decision to close nightclubs during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Shut Down The Club is an operatic techno rave spotlighting six nightlife characters who have spent months socially distanced.

 

A cast of cultural leaders from London’s LGBTQ+ nightlife community portray a spectrum of reactions: personal resets to plague raving; defiance; loss; rage; and philosophical hope as they attempt to come to terms with the decimation of a nighttime industry that feels like it has been thrown under the bus by politicians.

 

The interactive broadcast will include a panel and Q&A with the cast discussing the experience of combining nightlife with opera, and exploring the effects of the pandemic on their personal lives.

 

Age range: All ages, but mostly adults

Content advisory: death (not onstage), suicide (mentioned), strobe lighting

 

In a festival of new work, please note that shows can often overrun.

 

Produced by Warboy & Stewart

 

Venue: The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, London NW8 8EH.

 

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Music: Warboy & Stewart

Cast: Adam Perchard

Bestley

Bishi

Lewis G Burton

Nara Taylor

Neco London

Samantha Togni

Set Design: Joseph Icaro

 

On the same day:

Music: Warboy & Stewart

Cast: Adam Perchard

Bestley

Bishi

Lewis G Burton

Nara Taylor

Neco London

Samantha Togni

Set Design: Joseph Icaro