Saturday, June 15

Tag: Empty Space

Me & Thee – Empty Space
North West

Me & Thee – Empty Space

Salford based theatre company Farewell Theatre opened their show Me & Thee at the Empty Space Theatre last night for a two-night run. The show was written by James Ward making his writing debut with this piece. Based on true events set in a flat after a night out. One played by Ross Thompson and Two played by Reece Hallam, had come home a bit worse for wear from a few cans of larger it also appeared after a few drinks they had become involved in a fight. Now we’ve all got friends who are a bit.. well.. eccentric and that was definitely Two. Two opened up about his past and the decisions he made, he wanted to see his son again, but he had to prove he had changed by going on the straight and narrow and not get involved with scams or drugs. Whilst One gave his account of what it was like...
Three Way – Empty Space
North West

Three Way – Empty Space

Midlands-based theatre company Split Infinitive have rightly identified that the ‘B’ of LGBTQ+ is an oft-overlooked if not snubbed sexuality within the community. Their endeavour to address this comes in the form of Three Way, a trio of monologues centred around the love lives of three conflicted men. Though a focus on the experiences of bisexual males is deliberate, omitting a female narrative is certainly a missed opportunity since it would have offered a wider perspective on the prejudices faced by all those who are bi. The intention of this piece is sincere, but it often fans the flames of the stereotypes associated with bisexuality, rather than challenging them: arguably, one of the characters is not even bisexual, instead falling into the ‘bi now, gay later’ box that Three Way...