My Beautiful Black Dog

Wed 11 - Thu 12 October 2017

Autumn 2017 | State of Mind 
As part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival
Written by Brigitte Aphropdite
Directed by Laura Keefe
Musical Direction by Quiet Boy


Gig meets theatre meets a tidal wave of glitter.

My Beautiful Black Dog is a poetically wild musical exploring the difficult and beauteous complexity of our fragile minds. Depression is at its heart, but its not depressing – its joyous, funny and hopeful (I hope)…I believe in hope.

The electrifying show challenges the urgent stigma around mental health and encourages the audience to take ownership of their own black dogs whilst channelling infectious dance moves, swagger boss costumes and banging tunes.

Imagine the Mighty Boosh crossed with the best episode of Girls. Prepare to cry and laugh several times over. You’ll leave a better person.

“Imagine the Mighty Boosh crossed with the best episode of Girls. Prepare to cry and laugh several times over. You’ll leave a better person.”
Elle Magazine
★★★★ "Raw but uplifting" The Stage | more?



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Reviews

★★★★ "Raw but uplifting" The Stage | more?
“Imagine the Mighty Boosh crossed with the best episode of Girls. Prepare to cry and laugh several times over. You’ll leave a better person.”
Elle Magazine

★★★★★
“Prepare for your heart to be broken and then mended in this hilarious yet touching punk musical” 
To Do List

★★★★
“It’s Rip Roaring Musical Theatre for the Modern Age, Original, Heart-Wrenching and Warming all at Once”
The List

“My Beautiful Black Dog is a gnatty, scruffball of a show, but, goodness me, it’s like an adrenaline shot to a bruised heart.”
Matt Trueman

★★★★
“A raw but uplifting mixture of music and performance about embracing life with depression” 
The Stage

“I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything so emotionally honest on stage before”
Exeunt Magazine


 

show details

Dates: Wed 11 - Thu 12 Oct 2017
Times: 8pm
Running time: 70m
Prices: £12 (£10 Concessions)
Charges: 50p card transaction | £1 postage

Venue: Unity One

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