Rachel Mars: Your Sexts Are Shit: Older Better Letters

Date:Thu 26 Sep
Time:7.30pm
Venue:J2
Price:Pay What You Feel

“You had an arse full of farts that night, darling, and I fucked them out of you, big fat fellows, long windy ones, quick little merry cracks and a lot of tiny little naughty farties ending in a long gush from your hole.”
James Joyce, letter to Nora Barnacle, 1908
 
"-I know it's late notice but are you free to sit on my face tonight?
-No"
Sext, 2018

Award winning theatre maker Rachel Mars returns to Cambridge Junction with a gloriously intimate, funny and shocking new solo show.

Before sexts there were hand-written letters. And loads of them were filthy. With the help of the internet, friends and two sexologists, Rachel has unearthed missives dating back centuries. Triangulating these sex and love letters of long dead artists with contemporary sexts and a meditation on the construction of the queer female body, the show is a tender and surprising hour that asks - how do we write ourselves and for whom?

Come and witness a night of some of the most shocking, tender, and hilarious sex letters from dead people including Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keefe and Mozart, as well as sexts sent in by anonymous donation.

Photo Credit: Maurizio Martorana

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PAY WHAT YOU FEEL
From this autumn you can Pay What You Feel for the majority of our arts programme, with tickets from £2.50. All seating is unreserved and every ticket receives the same great experience. So whether you’re feeling flush or short on cash, you can come with us on some amazing artistic journeys.

★★★★ THE GUARDIAN - SHOWS WE RECOMMEND

A triumphant Show…dripping with uninhibited desire.

★★★★ FEST

Mars raises a toast to the human libido, elevating the carnal alongside the cerebral. In her hands, intimate human connection seems such a wondrous thing.Stirs your soul as much as your senses.

★★★★ EDFEST MAGAZINE

What at first seemed to be a comedy show poking fun at the differences in historical and modern sexting, instead becomes a historical insight into sex and the queer narratives that are so easily lost within history.

★★★★  THE LIST

Both hilarious, moving and a history lesson. ★★★★★

LGBTQ ARTS

 

 

First piloted at Camden People’s Theatre, subsequently Supported by The Yard Theatre.

Age: 16+

Bar and box office open 1 hour before event start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

 

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