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Sat 11th May at 7:30pm
Brighton Festival: The Way You Tell Them
@ The Basement, Brighton
Featuring: Rachel Mars
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Brighton Festival: The Way You Tell Them: Rachel Mars
Rachel Mars has always relied on humour. After 32 years of life, she knows that if anything goes wrong she can remedy the situation with a joke. But what would happen if she couldn’t fall back on laughter?
In her latest solo performance, Rachel searches for what lies beyond the gags, the jokes and the pratfalls and weaves a thoughtful and provocative story that questions how we use and abuse humour. The Way You Tell Them interrogates the desire and the compulsion to be funny, using real-life material, classic oral sex jokes and a wolf suit to turn the spotlight on the inner workings of comedy.
Suitable for over 16s.
Image © The Basement
Rachel Mars has a background in theatre, live art and comedy. She uses the autobiographical as a starting point to create performances that are funny, intimate, rude and sometimes heart-breaking. Rachel makes performance work as a solo artist, collaborates with a range of artists including Nat Tarrab as mars.tarrab, curates programmes of art for the JCC for London.
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Venue: The Basement
Phone: 01273 699733
→ Brighton 6 min walk