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Tuesday 12 February – Saturday 2 March, 7.30pm; Saturday matinee, 3.30pm

Chickenshed Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, London N14 4PE

A dazzling array of voices and perspectives combine to form monolog 2, our new selection of fresh writing from within the Chickenshed community.

Chickenshed will return to its roots by performing monolog 2 in their intimate new “Shed Theatre space”. Performed with minimal staging, monolog 2 will allow the simple and unique power of the written and spoken word to reveal some comic and tragic truths about living.

The seven pieces, selected from a huge number of submissions, shine a light on individual stories and experiences. The subjects of the monologues are hugely varied: a dystopian view of social media over- sharing taken to extremes; youth protest and activism; disability and artistic expression; a poetic and abstract reflection of what it might mean to bring a new life into the world; how it feels to live life on the margins, with only the most fragile of safety nets; life as a second generation immigrant in 21st century Britain; and the candid and honest experience of spending three years in prison.

Raw, funny, sad, emotional, revealing – and surprising!

For ages: 12+

The monologues:

Even, Odd…Odd, Even by Hannah Smith

Face The Strange by Matthew Patenall

Mirror Me by Wendy Sharer

My Exploding Universe by Milly Rolle

Hostel Angel by Barbara Bakhurst

Stranger by Alesha Bhakoo

We Are All In It Together by Peter Hastings

Tickets: Previews £5, Matinee & Evening £10, FiverLive Offer - £5 to 13-25 year olds

To book: Box Office 020 8292 9222, email: bookings@chickenshed.org.uk or book online at www.chickenshed.org.uk

'The pieces sit together exceptionally well due to the high quality of writing, direction and delivery.' 4**** The Reviews Hub

'Combining comedy and drama is what makes monolog truly successful, connecting the audience with the performance.' 4**** The Upcoming

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