part of Refract:19
A Waterside Arts and Creative Industries Trafford commission
Can you remember your first time?
Nathaniel can’t seem to forget his. To be fair, he has had it playing on repeat for the last 15 years. Now the party is over, the balloons have all burst and he’s left living his best queer life: brunching on pills and Googling kangaroo vaginas, ancient condoms and human cesspits on a weekday morning... or is he?
HIV+ queer artist and activist, Nathaniel Hall presents a funny and frank one-man show about attempting to stay positive in a negative world. Join him as he blows the lid on the secret he’s been keeping all these years.
Making Waves is a project founded by Waterside Arts and CIT, which aims to provide a helping hand to makers, artists and companies in overcoming the challenges and barriers faced when touring new work or considering the future life of their projects.
The artists selected for Making Waves at Refract have received a financial contribution towards their project and have been supported by Waterside in the future life of their show.
CAST + CREATIVE TEAM
Nathaniel is a HIV+ queer activist and theatremaker from Manchester. He writes, directs, inspires, and produces bold and provocative socially minded work.
PRESS + REVIEWS
“Any one man show depends uniquely upon the skill and relatability of that one man. Nathaniel has both in bucket loads... An intensely personal story... Hall has created something universal and deeply moving.” Attitude - *****
“It’s one hell of a ride... The man next to me cried through the closing sequence, then at the end he told me that he’d been diagnosed HIV+ eight weeks earlier... it’s that sort of show, it promotes disclosures... the emotional aftermath of the show is with me still, two days later. It’s that important.” Northern Soul - *****
65 minutes, no interval
- July 25, 2019, 7 p.m. → Book Now