The Other Palace Pride Festival
Posted 6th June 2018
The Other Palace proudly presents five shows in various stages of development plus a special edition of our Musical Theatre Quiz, brought together to celebrate Pride in London and a small selection of LGBTQ+ voices in the UK and beyond.
Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story | 25 – 30 June
The show that has been captivating audiences since 2003 is returning to London with a captivating new staging for seven performances only. Nominated for multiple awards, this London Evening Standard and Time Out Critics Choice production is playing for a strictly limited season.
Villages: a Song Cycle | 1 July, 2pm
A new song cycle featuring songs inspired by various LGBT bars and venues throughout history, exploring some of the events which took place there and also the stories of the people who frequented them. Music and lyrics by Drew Dillon.
Musical Theatre Quiz: Somewhere Over The Rainbow | 1 July, 7pm
It’s time to be loud and proud – what better way to celebrate than with a very special pride musical theatre quiz. Fun rounds of musical theatre trivia, the Technicolour Dreamcoat round, the now infamous Musical Mashup, It Begins With LGBTQ game and for the first time SINGO BINGO Live hosted by a special Drag guest.
Prom Queen | Mon 2 July 3pm & 7.30pm
Prom Queen is inspired by the incredible, true story of Marc Hall, the Canadian teenager who took the Catholic School Board to court when they refused to let him attend prom with his boyfriend. In this fun and uplifting musical, Marc has to learn to be his own hero and fight for the right to be himself.
Hot Gay Time Machine | 6 & 7 July
After their multi-awarding-winning debut at the Edinburgh fringe and their sell-out run at The Other Palace last year, the hot gays are BACK and GAYER. THAN. EVER. Join winners of the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence as they take you on a hilarious, indulgent, time travelling extravaGAYnza through their fabulous lives as fabulous gay men.
Love is Only Love | 8 July, 1pm
In 1993 suburban Australia a young boy’s life is changed forever when he discovers the passionate romance of Hollywood musicals. So begins a decades-long, round-the-world quest to find his own kind of romance.