The HIV Monologues @the Ace Hotel, Shoreditch
Thursday 27th October, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Miranda @the Ace Hotel
100 Shoreditch High St
Following a successful run with critically-acclaimed ‘The Chemsex Monologues’ – the Dragonflies theatre production company team (writer; Patrick Cash and director; Luke Davies) return the with ‘The HIV Monologues’.
A play that looks at the effects of HIV within the gay community, from AIDS to PrEP, it tackles the subject with emotion, humour and empathy. Looking at both positive and negative perspectives, what emerges is an empowering story of overcoming stigma and finding self-worth.
With a talented cast; Denholm Spurr, Sean Hart, Charly Flyte, and Jonathan Blake, who was one of the first people to be diagnosed with HIV in the UK. His story was the inspiration for the film Pride, in which he was played by Dominic West. ‘The HIV Monologues’ signals a return to the stage for Jonathan after more than thirty years.
Miranda, is late night entertainment space/bar below the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch. Ace Hotels are a small chain of hotels headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA which aim to offer affordable hotel spaces in creative hubs around the world.