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Join Laura on a mission to serve herself up [in]appropriately for your consumption, in a bold, cinematic, acrobatic odyssey through the frontiers of mental health, queerness, rage & the 21st Century space race. Directed by Ursula Martinez, with Laura’s critical and cheeky signature mix of autobiography, lip-sync, video and aerial rope, A Spectacle of Herself navigates the personal and political to seek out new worlds and ways to be seen.
“Mesmerising” THEATRE TRAVELS
⭐⭐⭐⭐THE SKINNY “wildly funny and deeply touching”
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐MORNING STAR “a testament to the transformative power of theatre”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ EVERYTHING THEATRE
⭐⭐⭐⭐ SCOTSMAN “a powerful and empowering piece of work’.. ‘Its political savvy, seen together with themes of physical and emotional nakedness, makes A Spectacle of Herself incredibly sexy.”
Laura Murphy is a genre-defying queer performance maker from Bristol, who makes text-driven and dynamic physical performance about things that she thinks needs to be talked about. Challenging, intimate and spectacular, her work is a cross-disciplinary fusion of theatre, live art, circus and verbal explosion.
All performances are captioned.