Louise Orwin: Oh Yes Oh No

Louise Orwin: Oh Yes Oh No

6th November 2019

Trigger Warning: This show features graphic content and descriptions of sexual violence. Suitable for ages 16+

This is a show about having sexual fantasies that don’t align with your politics. It’s about understanding what you want, and wondering how the hell to ask for it.

Award-winning performance artist Louise Orwin asks the difficult questions as she takes you on a surreal joyride through femme sexuality and violence. Made exclusively with the candid input of those willing to talk openly and honestly about their sex lives, this one-woman show interrogates identity, consent and power play.

Featuring explicit XXX, Barbie’n’Ken role-play, a heady mix of pop culture references, and sound design by Alicia Jane Turner (THIS IS HOW WE DIE composer), the show explores sexuality and who gets to have a say in it. This show is for anyone who has ever struggled to find their sexual voice, or questioned the sexual culture they were brought up in. Oh Yes Oh No dares to speak about a subject which is rarely addressed publicly, especially in the wake of #MeToo.

Steady yourself to rethink desire, and then watch her smash it all to pieces.

Part of the 2019 British Council Showcase.

‘In one moment empowering and exhilarating, and in the next, full of rage and despair.’
**** The Guardian

‘Startling and resonant show questioning female desire and its relation to rape culture’
**** The Stage

‘Brave, taboo-breaking work’ (Guardian)

**** - LondonTheatre1
**** - Everything Theatre
**** - UK Theatre Web

“Awe-inspiring for its optimism, for the sight it offers of someone trying to do something honest and uncomplicatedly brave in a broken system” Exeunt

“An achievement of razor-sharp observation’ - Exeunt

'If you want a night of theatre that made you feel like you just got a blackjack to the back of the head, Louise Orwin’s show does it.’ WebCowGirl

OH YES OH NO is supported by Arts Council England, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Camden People's Theatre, Live Art Development Agency and Live Art Bistro.

@louiseorwin (insta/twitter) #OHYESOHNO

Credit for Marketing Images:
Publicity Shots (w/ pink background): Field & McGlynn
Production Shots: Joe Twigg

Pay What You can Afford.
Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm.

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