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Lesbian Vampires Of Sodom @ The Kings Cross Hotel

Looking for another hit in the Mardi Gras line up? Lesbian Vampires of Sodom ticks all the boxes: it is hilarious and outrageously camp with great performances by the entire cast. When two very competitive female vampires cross paths, the fur looks set to fly. Starting in ancient Sodom, the jokes abound in the initial act where a young virgin is being prepared as a sacrifice for the Succubus. The play then fast forwards to the 1920s, where the vampires are both actresses who are vying for film roles (among other things). Mouth watering young lovelies are constantly a source of both lust and hunger for the vampires, though mostly hunger, with screamingly funny special effects. Their journey through time ends in Las Vegas, where Madeleine Astarte (Eliza Reilly) belts out a mean Cher number. Continue reading Lesbian Vampires Of Sodom @ The Kings Cross Hotel

FULLY COMMITTED

Nick Curnow stars in the solo piece, FULLY COMMITTED
Nick Curnow stars in the solo piece, FULLY COMMITTED Pic Katy Green Loughrey

As far as one-man shows go, they don’t get much more frenetic than FULLY COMMITTED.

Written by Becky Mode and set in a dilapidated, windowless office in the basement of an award-winning Upper East Side Manhattan restaurant, this quintessentially New York piece premiered in 1999.

The play centres around Sam Peliczowski, an aspiring actor stuck in a hideous job manning the restaurant’s phone lines while the city’s glitterati and wannabes enjoy all the luxury upstairs.

Sam is forced to field a seemingly endless number of calls from every imaginable clichéd New Yorker, some of whom will do anything to land that dream table.

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