HERPES | 7.30pm
Have you ever dreamed that you’re pregnant and woken up in a cold sweat?
Award-winning artist Eirini Kartsaki (BE Festival Audience Prize & Champ Libre prize) presents a show about desire, STIs, fantasising about the Duchess of Cambridge and not having babies. It plays with eroticism and humour to explore the ways we’re told we need to stop banging the whole world, because if we don’t we will of course get herpes.
HERPES is a refusal to settle down or settle in. It says I want to live my life as if it is mine, because it is mine. Even when what you hear on repeat is: get a husband. Get a mortgage. Have a baby. Be sensible. Be sensible. Be sensible.
Photo credits: Dani Harvey, Manuel Vason, Manu Valcarce
Made Not Born | 9pm
In a country saturated by US influence, can there be there such a thing as a black, British female identity? From Swan Lake to the Spice Girls via a bodybuilder mother, Made Not Born is a show about the search for belonging.
Returning to The Yard after the huge success of How To Come Out Black in NOW 17, Vanessa has created a show about not fitting any mould.
Access tickets are priced at £13 and can be booked online. We offer free tickets for companions and these must be booked over the phone (020 3111 0570) or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org