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As the iconic 1931 film Frankenstein plays silently in the background, a lone creature stands on stage to perform the live score. From deep inside a quite frankly ridiculous costume, they attempt the impossible task of delivering the entire soundtrack using just one voice.
Dialogue, sound effects, music, everything.
Monster Show is an uncompromising attempt to re-dub every moment of audio from this black and white horror classic. It's a trans act of purging outdated narratives, championing radical bodies and being many things at once. And it is alive.
Stay on after the show and hear from Hester-Stefan Chillingworth about the making of Monster Show. There'll be a chance for you to ask any questions at both post-show talks.
On Wed 1 Nov, they’ll be joined by Cathy Naden from Forced Entertainment to talk about their experiences performing experimental work.
On Thu 2 Nov, Hester-Stefan chats to queer artist Nando Messias about the trans themes of the show.
Monster Show is part 1 of The Extinction Trilogy, commissioned by Norwich Arts Centre, Colchester Arts Centre and Old Diorama Arts Centre. Originally co-commissioned by Cambridge Junction (with support from the Stobbs New ideas Fund) and Old Diorama Arts Centre. Additional support from LIFT and Arts Council England.
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