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COVER HER FACE
On from 10 Feb 2014 till 15 Feb 2014
All Around Town
by Inky Cloak
Genre(s): Drama, New Writing

Tickets: £10.00 - £12.00

About: COVER HER FACE

Inky Cloak presents:
COVER HER FACE

A new version of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi
directed by Daniel Fulvio and Martin Moriarty
Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club
10th – 15th February

New theatre company Inky Cloak has announced its launch production will be a bold new adaptation of John Webster’s The Duchess Of Malfi featuring a third gender performer in the title role and an all-male cast.

Cover Her Face is a trans fable, in which a wealthy socialite who wishes to live on their own terms must hide the full depth of their desires because of the times they live in and the brothers they have. When their explosive secret is finally revealed, the family’s refusal to accept is what tears everyone apart.

The show features writer/performer La JohnJoseph, whose previous stage work has explored challenging issues of identity and gender (Boy In A Dress, UK Tour, Infinite Variety, West End), leading a nine-strong all-male cast to offer an alternative take on Webster’s classic.

Cover Her Face is staged as a site-specific show at Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, a venue more associated with chaotic gay club nights than classical theatre, chosen because it opened in the era when this production is set.

The cast includes Jack Johns (The Love Girl and the Innocent, Southwark Playhouse, Othello, Othello Peckham Theatre Company) as the Minister (the Cardinal in Webster’s original) and Tom Cuthbertson (Richard III, Changeling Theatre) as Ferdinand. Christopher Tester (On The Bridge, Sameer Patel, King Lear, The Almeida) plays Bosola and Tom Campion (Cymbeline, Les Foules) plays Antonio. Veteran cabaret and musical performer Nigel Osner takes on role of Castruccio, and Kane Surry (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Grassroots Theatre Company) plays the role of Julian. Cariolo will be played by Oliver Yellop, and Ashley Pekri will play Delio.

Cover Her Face is directed by Daniel Fulvio and Martin Moriarty of Inky Cloak. The production is made possible through partial funding by Arts Council England.

Press Enquiries:
For further information please contact Annie Hughes at Arthur Leone PR on (020) 7836 7660/ annie@arthurleone.com

Listings Information:
Venue: Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, 42 Pollard St, London E2 6NB
Dates: 10th – 15th February
Press Night: 10th February
Times: 7.30pm (7pm Thursday 13th)
Tickets: £12 (£10)
Box office: workersplaytime.net
Website: inkycloak.co.uk

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