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    CRIPtic Arts presents

    The Crip Monologues

    Mon 27 - Tue 28 May at 7.15pm
    Tickets £8 - £12 (+ booking fee)
    From Jamie Hale, with Hayleigh Morrow, Sonera Theo Angel, Emily Brenchi, and Simone Roach, The Crip Monologues explores disability, scrutiny, intimacy, and the reclamatory power of choosing to stare back.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 75 - 90 mins (To be confirmed)
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Captioned Performance
    Captioned PerformanceAll performances will have integrated captions
    Relaxed Performance
    Relaxed PerformanceAll performances will be Relaxed
    BSL Performance
    BSL Performance All performances will be BSL interpreted (name of interpreter to be confimed)
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Audio Description
    Audio DescriptionAll performances will have integrated audio description
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains partial or total nudity, references to sex, birth, and the medical system. Full content warning list to be confirmed closer to the time. Suitable for 16+
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeSmoke/fog/haze

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    Disabled people exist under constant scrutiny as an object of fascination, stared at but rarely fully seen. Nobody wants to be caught staring at disabled people’s bodies – but once on stage, the stared at are staring back.

    The Crip Monologues is a new show from creator Jamie Hale, with individual scripts by Hayleigh Morrow, Sonera Theo Angel, Emily Brenchi, and Simone Roach. It is an invitation into the intimate narratives disabled people share with one another, an exposure of life under constant non-disabled scrutiny, and a reclamation of the power of performance and staring back at the watchers.

    Hayleigh Morrow's Ava’s Story unravels the aftermath of a kinky one-night stand under the gaze of a judgemental carer. Sonera Theo Angel's Just Short of Saintly explores the cost and compromises of navigating the world when you're not a sympathetic victim. Emily Brenchi's Mother narrates the impact of disbelief and discrimination giving birth as a disabled woman, while Simone Roach writes a captivating love letter to the beauty, heritage, and heart of the disabled community in The Moon Jellyfish.

    Supported by Arts Council and and seed commissioned by Camden People’s Theatre.

    Tickets for The Crip Monologues

    Mon 27 May, 19:15
    Tue 28 May, 19:15

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