“A cinematic marvel.” Trans activist Paul B Preciado’s ‘Orlando – A Political Biography’ is a bold and joyous celebration of trans and non-binary identity, told through the lens of Virginia Woolf’s iconic novel

Brian Butler July 11, 2024

Trans activist Paul B Preciado has taken Virginia Woolf’s 1928 gender-fluid classic novel Orlando and made a powerful film essay that combines the life stories of over 20 trans and divergent people with many elements and direct quotes from the novel. The effect is a stunning cinematic marvel, as the 20 characters assume the role […]

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PREVIEW: Charleston launches Queer House Tours on Queens birthday

Besi Besemar May 2, 2019

Charleston’s new Queer House Tours launch on Saturday, June 8, offering visitors the chance to discover Charleston’s groundbreaking queer history with an expert guide.

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PREVIEW Brighton Fringe: Virginia Woolf’s Orlando @The Warren

Besi Besemar April 14, 2019

The Marvellous Machine Theatre Company is a female-led theatre company made up of theatre maker Lou Corben and musician/composer Becki Reed. They’re a small ensemble-driven company with limited resources, yet the stories they tell are ones of castles, beasts, and magical transformations. They bring stories to life using live music and foley, object theatre, puppetry, and physical theatre. Some say that limitation breeds invention and that seems to be the case with them.

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