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The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque at The New Continental on November 20

Posted on - 8th November, 2014 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Nightlife, Things To Do

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They Eat Culture will be teaming up with the Disability Arts Touring Network to bring a unique theatre experience to The New Continental on November 20.

The Ugly Girl: A Musical Tragedy in Burlesque, by Terry Galloway, comes to the arts venue featuring an international cast of disabled actresses that will include Liz Carr and Julie McNamara.

The psychotic surreal musical is played out by a dysfunctional family in front of the corpse of their dead mother. Including a comic mix of melodrama, Punch and Judy, vaudeville and English music hall.

Terry Galloway has been deaf since the age of nine but recently received a cochlea implant. She didn’t immediately warm to it.

“It made me want to tear my head off. I was terrified until my audiologist picked up a child’s toy—a bell, that when she rang it, made a piercingly joyful trill.

“My brain seemed to turn around in my skull and fasten on that sound. And when it did, I came to two realisations: I was going to love hearing; and I was going to write a musical.”

Tickets are £7 and available from here.

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