by Riley McCarthy
World premiere at Bøssehuset 27 May 2021
26 May – 12 June
On stage: Jody Fish, Annelise Nielsen
Directed by Christoffer Berdal
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The world premiere of a brand new, ground-breaking drama from the USA, Southern Bedfellows is a sensational two-hander, selected, directed and cast especially for HIT-Cph by acclaimed Danish director Christoffer Berdal. Read our in-depth interview with him here.
Don’t miss this seminal fresh work by one of the most significant voices in playwrighting today , the young, contemporary and American, non-binary playwright McCarthy.
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Southern Bedfellows is part of HIT-Cph’s season focusing on new LGBTQ+ stories, in collaboration with Bøssehuset and will also feature under the International Days of CPH STAGE.
HIT-Cph’s production of Southern Bedfellows is supported by Københavns Scenekunstudvalg.
CPH STAGE INTERNATIONAL DAYS 3 – 5 June 2021
Excited to announce HIT-Cph has a whole series of 5 fabulous plays and theatrical experiences under CPH STAGE, as part of the INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME this year, 3 – 5 June:
digital, live stream, live theatre on stage and in-person events.
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CLICK BELOW UNDER CURRENT PRODUCTIONS IN THE MENU FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT:
Southern Bedfellows Directed by Christoffer Berdal (DK)
The Shy Manifesto Directed by Jeremy M Thomas (DK)
Moira Finucane’s The Rapture Directed by Moira Finucane (Aust)
The White Plague Directed by A Raptotasios(UK)
Scrambled with R Nachmany Directed by Maya Bitan (Israel)
HIT-Cph’s participation in CPH STAGE as HIT-CPh hits the Stage is graciously supported by the Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond.
Cph Queer Theatre Festival
Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and Eurogames
12 -20 AUGUST 2021
“HOT MEAT,” a new-play development and artist 10-day residency program, with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community.
Are you a professional theatre-maker who identifies as queer? Would you like to immerse yourself in, explore and challenge the fundamentals of queer performance?
We are looking for 4 playwrights, 4 directors, 12 actors and 4 designers (light, sound, set and/or costumes) from all over the world, to participate in CPH Queer Theatre Festival of which HIT-CPh is co-organiser.
Successful applicants for HOT MEAT will work together with international and Denmark-based artists, to create 1 of 4 new pop-up plays, premiering during Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames on the 19th/ 20th of August.
HOT MEAT is being co-organised by HIT-CPh together with Det Kolde Bord, under the CPH Queer Theatre Festival. Det Kolde Bord is a 48-hour writing-and-performance theatre project that has been running successfully for the last 10 years at professional theatre venues throughout Denmark and Scandinavia, and become a unique playground for performer collaboration, playwright inspiration and artistic development.
Det Kolde Bord is supported by the Danish Arts Council/ Statens Kunstfond
The HOT MEAT Open Call application deadline for playwrights, directors, actors and designers (light, sound, set and/or costumes) is 23rd April 2021.
Hot Meat is a collaboration between Det Kolde Bord and Cph
Queer Theatre Festival, which is co-produced by Lars Werner
and Jeremy M. Thomas (HIT-Copenhagen). The festival is
supported by Folketeatret, the Danish Royal Theatre and World
Pride and is graciously sponsored by Nordisk Kulturfond. Det
Kolde Bord is sponsored by the Danish Arts Council.
Performances will be held with the utmost concern for health and safety, following all current Danish state guidelines. The use of face masks by the audience is encouraged. Hand sanitisers will be provided. The audience is limited to the maximum capacity according to the health ministry’s recommendations. Our HIT-CPh COVID-19 unforeseen lockdown money back guarantee policy ensures ticket holders the freedom of using their ticket to a later show or a full refund.
(Photo credits above: From left to right: Christina Hildebrandt, Jens Blegaa, scene shot “The Clean House”(Photos @Filip Orestes), Vanessa Poole (Photo@Diego Monsiváis), Jens Blegaa & Tina Robinson, Dina Rosenmeier, Isabel Escudero Zorde (Photos@Filip Orestes)