SHOUT Festival 2015, 12 Nov-22 November

AudienceParticipation-RHPSBack for its seventh edition, SHOUT 2015 encompassing the best in live performance, theatre, comedy, music, visual art, talks and film that explores Queer and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and LGBT themes.

Here’s our pick of what to see…

14 November, midday to 5pm
mac Birmingham
Cannon Hill Park
The annual free SHOUT OUT Community event returns and takes over the public areas of mac with performances from The Birmingham Gay Symphony Orchestra, Rainbow Voices, Rutherford Dance Company, Acting Out as well as soloists Faye Bagley and Zara Sykes. In addition, free community films will be on rotation throughout the day including Coming Out Stories (Birmingham LGBT), Bulls (Joan Montesinos), Little Elephant (Bobby Tiwana) and Chariot Riders (Bobby Tiwana).

Pam Ann: Queen of the sky
19 November, 8pm
New Alexandra Theatre
Tickets: £24.90+
The world’s favourite International Air Hostess, Pam Ann’s caustic wit knows no boundaries so fasten your seat belts and prepare for take-off – she’s Queen of the Sky and it’s guaranteed to be a turbulent flight. Often shocking and totally politically incorrect, Pam Ann keeps things lively and nail bitingly unpredictable.

Butch Monologues
Saturday 21 November, 8pm
The Rep
Tickets: £13
The secret stories of female masculinity that explores sex, vulnerability and desire.

Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Electric Cinema
Tickets: £7.50
Joey Vivo presents a midnight screening of the cult classic 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show; a satirical tribute to science fiction and the horror B movies of the 30s to early 70s that heaps on piles of sexuality, sensuality, frivolity and hedonism. Born from a 1973 musical stage production, Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brian quickly turned it into the phenomenal screenplay in 1975 following its quick ascension to cult classic status.

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