Mimetic Festival 2014’s programme has gone live and a wealth of cutting-edge theatre and cabaret will soon be lighting up the dark tunnels of the Vaults.
Theatre highlights include: fringe favourites Antler Theatre’s Where the White Stops (Ideastap Underbelly Award Winner 2013); Kill The Beast’s The Boy Who Kicked Pigs (Time Out Critic’s Choice); new work-in-progress from award-winning puppet companies Sparkle and Dark and Flabbergast Theatre, including new puppet improv from puppet bad boys Boris and Sergey; and Mimetic bursary-winner Michael Twaits’ latest cabaret theatre extravaganza.
In the cabaret room, The Rubyyy Jones (recently featured on The Drag Queens of London, London Live) will be presenting a revue, and Neil Henry will be dazzling audiences with his award-winning magic (sell-out show Edinburgh 2014). Tricity Vogue will be also be at Mimetic with her Songs for Swinging Ukeleles, while Marcus Reeves will be performing pieces from his debut album ‘Quicksilver – The Masquerade Macabre’ ‘injecting heart and humanity into a plastic pop world’ Gay Times. Plus there’s naked stand-up from Miss Gloria Pearl.
For a fortnight this November, Mimetic Festival comes to Waterloo, popping up in the Vaults with the very best devised, physical and visual theatre, puppetry and cabaret. Now entering its third year, Mimetic Festival has played host to some of the most exciting international
companies working in theatre and cabaret today. Across numerous theatre and cabaret spaces, Mimetic 2014 will also run a late-night festival bar featuring cabaret performances and club nights.
Tickets are available from www.the-vaults.org or 0207 620 3364.
The Vaults is located on Leake Street, a couple of minutes’ walk from Waterloo station (on the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo and
City lines, and on the mainline rail with various bus lines).
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For the full list of events, please see http://mimeticfest.com/.