Clare McNulty, Violet Blonde and Karl Olsen will be presenting a new scene from their ever expanding queer dystopian space musical Eta Carina at The Lowry’s ‘Shoots: Off Piste’.
Eta Carina is an aging starlet a million miles from home. Sent from her home as the privileged daughter of a powerful dictator to perform in the furthest reaches of outer space, she will finally discover the truth behind her journey in this new scene from this ever-growing queer dystopian space musical.
‘Shoots’ is The Lowry’s dedicated scratch evening dedicated to the development of new ideas; it’s a chance for local artists to put their ideas in front of an audience, to see if they have legs. It’s about throwing an idea at the wall and seeing if it sticks, it’s about now rather than never, it’s about the spit, without the polish. Given that Shoots is all about shaking things up, the events will be a little different!
Inspired by Week 53 festival and its ‘inside out’ approach to The Lowry’s building, ‘Shoots: Off-Piste’ is a version of the scratch night which takes place outside of the Studio, in five more unusual performance/non-performance spaces across the building. The audience will be split into 4 small groups and taken around the spaces to view each piece of work. Artists will perform each piece four times in a row, to each audience group, in their designated space.