Never meet your heroes, they say.
Tonight, Ella might stay home in her pyjamas. Or she might go out, drink free fizz and fall down the rabbit hole – into the tantalising warren of a world she’s always longed for. Ella just needs a chance, a shot, a platform and maybe tonight is the night. A party, a chance meeting, doors, choices. Ella was bored… and then suddenly she wasn’t.
But at the centre of it all is him.
You know the type.
You remember his name.
And somewhere, quietly, a red-lit chamber is filled.
Camisado Club take aim at patriarchy and power structures in a colourful, glitter-splattered cocktail of high art and low morals. Re-framed and reclaimed, this is Bluebeard.
A Camisado Club show
Devised and performed by the company
Adapted by Jack Cooper and Samantha O’Rourke.
Written by Samantha O’Rourke
Directed by Jack Cooper
Designed by Natalie Johnson
Photography by Sophie Teasdale
Image Design by Aimee Liversidge
Special thanks to Becci Sharrock, Pippa Anderson, Rosa Stourac McCreery, and Kate O’Connor.
Created in association with Northern Stage, with support from MGCFutures, Unity Theatre Trust and Arts Council England.