Misfit Warrior

Theatre (lgbt, music)

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  • theSpace on North Bridge - Argyll Theatre
  • 21:20
  • Aug 24
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Stuart Saint
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Strobe Lighting, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
    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

Electrifying synths, beats and casual choreography generate Stuart Saint’s resplendent testimonial gig, where Misfit and Warrior collide. His autobiographical story of HIV and cancer manifest a domino effect of destruction, leaving survivor-in-crisis Stuart rescuing his mortality. As writer/director his radical productions at Leicester Square Theatre and Stockwell Playhouse garnered critical praise for Princess, De Profundis, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens, and The World Goes Round. 'Immaculate direction' (Stage). 'A Force to be reckoned with' (MusicalTheatreReview.com). Saint, influenced by Fosse, presents an evocative, queer gig inspired by Soft Cell, Fischerspooner, Depeche Mode and Bowie.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
  • 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


Signed performances

  • Dates: 13 August
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating requests in relation to the location of the interpeter.

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How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Shakrah Yves 58 days ago

Misfit Warrior is a sexy high energy rockin’ musical that will break your heart and move you to dance at the same time. Stuart has an amazing voice and gives an honest and beautiful performance. He reminds us of our fragility and power. What an inspirational story, don’t miss the last performance!

Lynn Ruth Miller 63 days ago

An important show for us all to see. We all think that HIV is no longer a threat and not the killer it once was. Stuart Saint takes us on his own journey showing us that the very medications that are keeping him alive are destroying his body. The show is filled with energy, marvellous music and a story to touch your heart.

Justin Jones 72 days ago

This show was an unexpected gem. The box office person recommended it even though I was five minutes late. I’m so glad she did. This show is a beautiful exploration of hard topics. The songs make for an experience similar to Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Kat Corbet 74 days ago

This show blew my mind! I’m so happy I went! Having had a pretty shit day, I was exhausted and in a foul mood when I arrived. I left the room feeling energised and grateful to be alive. And that transformation was solely due to the uplifting energy the performers were bringing into the space.
I loved the mix of banging beats and confessional monologues. The music gave me shivers down my spine!
Stuart managed to tackle what could have been really heavy topics with lightness and humour without in any way diminishing their seriousness. He somehow found a way to convey his moving story which clearly left everyone in the room feeling empowered and in a better headspace than when they arrived!
Respect to all involved and a massive thank you for helping me feel inspired to keep facing my own personal challenges!


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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 60 days ago

Live from a tiny room at the top of the Hilton Hotel, this piece of electro synth storytelling, charting writer and performer Stuart Saint's inspirational real-life story of living with HIV and fighting cancer to be here today in a full peacock feather headdress, is a fabulous fringe anomaly that...

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UK Theatre Web (5/5 stars) 66 days ago

Frankly told with no gloss or pity (but killer makeup), this is a triumphant tale of Stuart Saint fighting despite the odds, and living to educate and entertain.

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The List (4/5 stars) 70 days ago

Raw piece of gig theatre about struggle and survival against the odds...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 78 days ago

It would seem a contradiction in terms that an autobiographical show about one man’s experience with HIV, cancer and mental health issues could have an audience laughing quite so much. Nevertheless humour came hand in hand with moments of genuine emotion in Stuart Saint’s queer music theatre piece, Misfit Warrior.Saint...

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