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Dante or Die - Take On Me

Fri 15 February - Sun 17 February

Take On Me

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Fri

15 Feb

8pm

£14

Sat

16 Feb

6pm

£14

Sat

16 Feb

8.30pm

£14

Sun

17 Feb

6pm

£14

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TAKE ON ME is a show taking place after hours in Broughton Leisure Centre. Set in the 1980s world of headbands and leg warmers, it follows a lonely woman coming to the gym for the first time and a lifeguard who has never saved anyone.

This performance takes place at Broughton Leisure Centre, Great Cheetham Street, Salford M7 2DN.

Venue: Broughton Leisure Centre

Duration: 80 minutes

Additional information

Recommended for ages 15+ contains strong language and brief full frontal nudity.

This is a promenade performance, which moves the audience around the leisure centre and involves periods of standing.

Take On Me has British Sign Language integrated into the show using a hearing BSL Communicator, who will be present at every performance.

Live musicians belt out classic 80’s hits including I Wanna Dance with Somebody and Flashdance, and lead you through the changing rooms, gym, an aerobics class and finally the pool. You are a fly on the wall for one extraordinary day in these people’s lives, as characters from 80’s films appear out of nowhere to change the course of fate.

A guest cast of local people play various parts including the Karate Kid, the centre receptionist and pool spectators who suddenly break into a rendition of Holding Out for a Hero.

You’ll never look at your leisure centre in quite the same way again!

TAKE ON ME was commissioned by Farnham Maltings and Arts Partnership Surrey, co-commissioned by Harlow Playhouse and funded by Arts Council England. The 2018-2019 Project is funded by Big Lottery Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation and Arts Council England.

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