24th April — 4th May
Up Next Festival is back for 2024 for our annual celebration of Merseyside artists, and this year it’s bigger than ever.
Using verbatim interviews of voices from within the drag community, Andrew McKay’s new show explores the highs and lows of having an alter ego of the opposite sex and living in the public eye.
Moncef sits outside an audition room, waiting to audition for a lifetime role: Tunisian President Ben Ali. A coming-of-age culture-fuck, Berber Boy is an Irish discussion about Tunisian identity.
A one act double bill of new writing that captures the fun, complexity and struggles of being young and disabled.
An estranged mother and daughter meet in a breast cancer clinic and are forced to confront their own and each other’s mortality.
Borrowed is a radical story about a pregnant fat girl, a prejudiced healthcare system, and a pineapple
Sonic Mutiny present Earth is Lost – a captivating sound installation that propels you into space.
Glitter, lip gloss, weave and a dream: Buki is one-third of Sass – a successful RnB group on the brink of breakup.
How do you navigate sobriety in a world that revolves around drink?
A new piece by Helen Jeffery
Revival showcases Black/minoritorised women; sharing their stories: overcoming challenges, campaigning for change, breathing new life into themselves and their communities.
An eccentric, drag king comedy exploring how pity, loneliness and downright delusion thrive under the weight of the rat race.
We’re closing Up Next 2024 in hilarious style with the festival’s first-ever comedy night!
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