Bonnie and the Bonnettes

@ Gala Theatre and Cinema

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13 October 2017

7.30pm

£10 (£8 concession)

So imagine this. You are 14 years old and you are a drag queen.

It’s golden stilettos, ripped fishnets, shoulder pads, and neon bobs. It’s expression. It’s glamour. It’s power. It’s Doncaster, 2009.

This autobiographical three person show combines drag performance with theatrical storytelling to build the world of Bonnie Love and The Bonnettes. Set against a backdrop of pop anthems and glitter we follow Cameron as he throws himself into a pair of 6-inch stilettos – meeting new people making both friends and foes. But not everything is as it seems and piece by piece the glamorous world of drag fades away.

It’s about being young, having that fire in your belly and seeing no limitations or rules. It’s the uncertainty of your own identity and the creation of a new one. It’s about finding a safe place between the two. It’s a reflection. An exorcism. A scrapbook.

We will laugh.
We will cry.
We sing and we will dance.

You are bound to fall, as we drag you into love.

Venue
Gala Theatre and Cinema
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA

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