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Love on Trial

A Counterculture 50 commission - 5 pieces 5 decades: 1990's

Two similar scenarios played out 10,000 miles apart have very different consequences in Bilimankhwe Arts retelling of Love on Trial, which intercuts Stanley Kenani’s Caine Prize-nominated story of illegal homosexuality in Malawi with the press frenzy surrounding British singer George Michael’s 1998 arrest for ‘lewd conduct’ in an LA public toilet.

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  • Tue 19 Feb – Sat 23 Feb, 7:45pm

Venue: Downstairs

Two similar scenarios played out 10,000 miles apart have very different consequences in Bilimankhwe Arts retelling of Love on Trial, which intercuts Stanley Kenani’s Caine Prize-nominated story of illegal homosexuality in Malawi with the press frenzy surrounding British singer George Michael’s 1998 arrest for ‘lewd conduct’ in an LA public toilet.

 


 

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  • Tue 19 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Wed 20 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Thu 21 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Fri 22 Feb, 7:45pm
  • Sat 23 Feb, 7:45pm

Additional information

Tuesday 19 February
The acclaimed Malawian writer Stanley Kenani joins the Love On Trial creative team for a post-show Q & A.
(admission included in ticket)

 

 

AN OVALHOUSE COUNTERCULTURE 50 COMMISSION

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