Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

Theatre (musical theatre, lgbt)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

A musical song cycle with a blues, jazz and rock score inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. A series of dramatic, powerful and heart-rending monologues celebrating the lives lost from AIDS and also uplifting and poignant songs representing the feelings of the loved-ones left behind. The show focuses on 30 individuals who died as a result of contracting AIDS from a wide variety of sources. Each coming from very different walks of life, every character has their own unique story to share.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift there is a large flight to 1st floor of hotel then a further 4 steps to venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Standard passenger lift to 1st floor then platform lift up the 4 steps.

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Elissa Nicholson 99 days ago

Incredibly written and very moving piece. Would 100% recommend. I can't believe how many new and talented cast members kept appearing onstage throughout the show - congratulation to all of you for an amazing performance. You deal with a very important subject matter and give people a voice to share their life stories and express so many different views.


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ScotsGay (4/5 stars) 98 days ago

The backdrop to this show is a representation of the splendid Quilt, which was devised and developed during the years of the AIDS crisis and toured the world as an exhibition. It consisted of many thousands of sections, each one a memorial to someone who had died of AIDS. As...

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