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Friday, August 20, 2021

A new start after 60: ‘I became a trapeze artist at 65’ by Paula Cocozza

Nikki Kenward had a troubled childhood with little opportunity for play. But in her 60s she entered the world of the circus, where ‘anything goes and anything is possible’ When Nikki Ken…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:36AM
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Muslim drag queen Amrou Al-Kadhi: ‘Whenever the drag came off, I’d have a nervous breakdown’ by Paula Cocozza

The Eton-educated, non-binary British Iraqi had always struggled with their identity, until they discovered drag. Yet the 29 year old says the performances come at a high price There is nowh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:03AM
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The spell breaks for mentalists’ ‘pseudoscience’ by Paula Cocozza

Magicians are under fire for claiming they use neurolinguistic programming to read people’s mindsSome psychologists are upset at the deployment of purported scientific techniques in magic …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12PM
Friday, May 12, 2017

Emotional rescue: can art ever be cathartic for its creators? by Paula Cocozza

Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:33AM
Monday, September 7, 2015

Kristiana Rae Colón: from #LetUsBreathe activist to defiant poet and playwright by Paula Cocozza

The Chicago-born writer has teamed up with director Nadia Latif to combat the tradition of ‘endlessly complicated men and very straightforward women’ with her new play, OctagonPicture th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:02PM

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
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Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre