Thursday, May 23

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In The Plus – Lock 91, Manchester
North West

In The Plus – Lock 91, Manchester

Imagine a world obsessed with cabbage. Arguably defined by cabbage. Poets and oil painters are inspired by the vegetable as they create their great works. The problem is you don’t care for cabbage. It might sound bizarre. But swap cabbage for sex and suddenly it’s an incredibly accessible way of explaining how some people experience their asexuality. The idea is one of the highlights of James Reilly’s deeply personal one-man show In The Plus. Reilly’s ambition is clear. Celebrate one of the identities and orientations represented by the plus in LGBTQ+. He absolutely achieves that and will surely educate his audience at the same time. However, there’s also potential here for something greater and more powerful. Potential that isn’t quite met. The show opens with an audio montage o...