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Glory Theatre.. Brand New Play SEX/CRIME starring JONNY WOO!

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We’re delighted to announce that a brand new play is coming to The Glory, especially written for the venue. This is our first Glory theatre production in over a year, written by Alexis Gregory who made waves with his astonishing play SLAP – which followed the antics of a vulnerable, deranged, hooker Dominique, and also the play SAFE about the real stories of homeless and at-risk LGBT youth.

This new play SEX/CRIME is an exciting, challenging new play that explores sex, violence, language, fear and queerness. Starring our very own JONNY WOO alongside ALEXIS GREGORY. Two sell-out preview shows wowed audiences last year. The show has grown and developed into something bigger since then and will be touching down at The Glory in April, opening night April 9th.

See more info and the full fourteen April dates here: https://www.outsavvy.com/event/1178/sexcrime-tickets

Space is limited to 50 seats per night and tickets have already started budging so consult your April diary, pick your night (or nights!) and strap in for one hell of a wild ride!

It’s a dark thriller but it’s also a comedy – with a darkly funny script, moving in places, hair-raising in others and wild through-and-through! You’ve never seen Jonny Woo like this before and we can’t wait for press night on April 12th to see what London’s theatre crowd make of this truly exciting brand new play!

Age restriction:
16 years +
‘Sex/Crime’ contains scenes and themes of an adult nature.

£12 (Monday and Tuesday) / £15 all other nights
Plus booking fee.

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Praise for previous Alexis Gregory productions:

‘Slap’ (Theatre Royal Stratford East /  Channel 4 ‘pop up performance’ /  ‘Concrete’ in Shoreditch):

British Theatre Guide: ‘A bold piece of writing that takes unexpected directions’.
Younger Theatre: ‘Black-humoured and bleak…impactful with long lasting repercussions’.
London Box Office: ‘Gothic, heightened language…witty turns of phrase and comic absurdity…terrific’.
Broadway World: ‘Gregory’s debut makes a unique dent into the world of theatre’.
Theatre Perform: ‘Slap’ is loud, dark, comical, complicated and compelling…the biggest ‘slap’ to the senses any LGBT themed play has given audiences in years…real, raw and edgy stuff…as funny and endearing as it is tragic’.‘Safe’ (Soho Theatre / London Theatre Workshop directed by Robert Chevara and Norwich Theatre Royal):
Attitude: ‘Energetic, moving and powerfully constructed…important and unflinching…shames our society to its core…highly recommended…Robert Chevara nurtured an exception cast…ensured the clarify of the piece…drawing out effective emotional truth from cast and text’
The Stage: ‘Entertaining and enlightening…a compelling testament of abuse, resilience and ultimately hope…Chevara tempers the often brutal stories with deeply sympathetic direction’.

West End Wilma: ‘Fantastic political theatre…challenges the notion of Britain as a progressive country’.

GAY UK: ‘A beautiful script…pitch perfect…troubling and painful…ultimately redemptive’.

British Theatre Guide: ‘Thoughtful, believable and holds your attention…Theresa May should be made to see this play’.

Live Theatre UK: ‘Safe’s theatrical style is rarely seen other than on a much larger scale’.

Carns Theatre Passion: ‘A powerful, thought-provoking insight into untold lives’.

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