Race, sexuality and power explored in ‘Borderland’ at Oldham Coliseum

Public Burning Theatre come to the Oldham Coliseum Theatre Studio on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 March with ‘Borderland’, a story of race, sexuality and power in Oldham.

BorderlandWhen shy, Disney loving Aminah meets blood-soaked local bruiser Kayla in after-school detention, neither of them expects to bring a whole community to its knees.

Borderland is a provocative look at modern-day segregation, challenging liberal and traditional values alike.

Public Burning Theatre are a Manchester based company who mix naturalism and experimental staging to tell relevant stories in a theatrically exciting fashion.

Their inaugural show, ‘Gary: A Love Story’, opened at Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival in 2015 to five-star reviews and went on to win Equity’s Vicky Allan Award.

Borderland is suitable for ages 14+. This event is part of Wonder Women 2017, Manchester’s annual feminist festival, running 2-12 March 2017.

‘Borderland’ by Public Burning Theatre Company is on at Oldham Coliseum Theatre Studio on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 March.

Tickets cost £6 and can be bought at Oldham Coliseum Theatre, by phone on 0161 624 2829 or online at www.coliseum.org.uk 

 

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