Artwork © Firecatcher


New show currently in development 

"Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it"
: Lady Macbeth

Shane scratches QUEER LADY M at Derby Theatre Studio © 1623Shane idolises Lady Macbeth.

He always has done, ever since she slipped into his world through Grandma's telly when he was small.

Tonight, Shane's been stood up. Lonely and lost, he turns to Shakespeare's fierce queen for strength.

But how far can becoming your idol help you find yourself when you're anxious and alone?

Queer Lady M brings together devised performance and Shakespeare while exploring the real-life experiences of working-class, gender-fluid artist Shane Gabriel. 

After a successful R&D phase last year, 1623 is planning to make and scratch Queer Lady M this year and tour the show in 2019. 

So far, we've shared an early version of Queer Lady M at Derby Theatre's Scratch That Itch, curated by In Good Company, and at Nottingham Playhouse as part of The Party Somewhere Else's Scratch Night.


Follow @QueerLadyM on Twitter for all the latest news.

Queer Lady M R&D stage was supported by

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