“He was a boy, she was a girl. Can I make it anymore binary?”
When friends die and pronouns change, what's left of the memories that don't fit anymore? From childhood co-stars, through teenage rebellion, a moving and powerful autobiographical account about growing up queer in the mid-noughties, finding yourself, and losing a friend. Brought to life with storytelling, an original pop music score and way too many America’s Next Top Model references.Book Now
Teddy Lamb is a non-binary writer/performer based in East London. Teddy graduated from Dartington College of Arts before attending Soho Theatre Writers Lab and training on the LGBTQ Arts Review #RaisingOurVoices scheme for queer and trans writers. Similarly inspired by Carly Rae Jepsen and Tennessee Williams, they tell stories that explore the intersections between popular culture and politics. Since U Been Gone is Teddy’s debut solo show and was previewed at the Gate Theatre, before premiering at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, Assembly Roxy.
Ameena Hamid Productions Ltd. is run by Ameena Hamid. Ameena is an independent creative producer based in London. She produces work that brings people of colour, LGBTQ+, those who identify as disabled, women and genderqueer theatre-makers to the stage and is particularly passionate about increasing inclusivity and representation in theatre. Ameena was one of the EdFringe and British Council’s Emerging Producers for 2019 and is one of the Stage One's Bridge the Gap Producers 2020.
Originally produced by The Queer House and HighTide.Book Now
Writer & Performer: Teddy Lamb
Musician & Performer: Nicol Parkinson
Director: Billy Barrett
Assistant Director: Amber Sinclair-Case
Set Designer: Pete Butler
Lighting Designer: Zia Bergin-Holly
Producer: Ameena Hamid
Stage Manager: Peggy Thomas
The Guardian ★★★★ “Since U Been Gone is buoyant, as theatre becomes a place of exploration, distraction and safety”
Broadway Baby ★★★★ “beautifully written”
The Wee Review ★★★★ “poignant and current... the words within Since U Been Gone are what make it feel special and intriguing”
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