Image: King's Head Theatre
'Riot Act' is the follow up piece to Alexis Gregory's recent critically acclaimed sell-out run of 'Sex / Crime' (The Glory).
His previous work includes 'Slap' (Stratford East / Channel 4 / Concrete in Shoreditch) and 'Safe' (Soho Theatre / London Theatre Workshop / Norwich Theatre Royal).
He presents 'Riot Act' in association with Team Angelica.
'Riot Act' is a powerful brand new verbatim theatre piece created especially for the Queer Season.
'You know what's strange, I felt safer on the night of the riots, on the sidewalk in front of Stonewall, than I did in my own home town'.
'I'm a drag queen. I want to live. I want to survive.
As an older person, I'm sixty five now, I couldn't give a f*cking shit'.
'In London, the idea of 'safe sex' was; don't sleep with Americans.
James was older; a mature student.
He was twenty two years old when he died'.
Playwright and performer Alexis Gregory interviewed one of the only remaining Stonewall survivors, radical-drag icon Lavinia Co-Op and prominent 1990's London ACT UP AIDS activist Paul Burston and in this solo theatre piece, 'channels' sex decades of queer history.
Hard-hitting, provocative, tender, truthful, funny, political and personal, these are stories of queerness, activism, addiction, sex, drag, community, conflict, youth, ageing, fierce queens and a Hollywood diva.
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London N1 1QN
Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 8‑45pm
Wednesday ‑ 8‑45pm
Thursday ‑ 8‑45pm
Friday ‑ 8‑45pm
Saturday ‑ 8‑45pm
Author: Alexis Gregory
Director: Rikki Beadle-Blair MBE
Production: Alexis Gregory in association with Team Angelica