In the heady atmosphere of 1930s Paris, Suzy Solidor thrilled audiences with her performances of erotic lesbian songs. Painted or photographed by everybody from Man Ray to Bacon, she sang surrounded by her 225 portraits. This intimate show will transport you back to a night in her club at the height of her career. During an increasingly whisky-fuelled evening, as Suzy regales the audience with her most famous songs, past and present begin to collide: she encounters past lovers, artists, her absent father and, finally, herself.
After a sell-out world premiere at the Royal Exchange, and straight from a London run, ‘All I Want is One Night’ comes to Hope Mill Theatre for 9 performances only.
*Please note that due to the earlier performance of ‘The True History…’, audience members will not be able to enter the venue before 8.35pm for evening performances.*
‘A pure, bright mezzo-soprano of such melting beauty I think I could listen to it forever’ – New York Times 2013
You can see and hear Jessica Walker sing one of the songs from the show here: https://youtu.be/UEwC4SS-g1s
‘A moving, bittersweet new play …Walker’s luminous, androgynous appeal’ – The Stage 2016
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Evening performances of this show will follow ‘The True History of The Tragic Life and Death of Julia Pastrana, the Ugliest Woman in the World‘ at 7.30pm. A joint ticket for both shows is available and costs £24.50 Tuesday – Thursday and £26 Friday – Sunday.
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Tues 4th, Weds 5th, Thurs 6th, Fri 7th, Sat 8th and Sun 9th July
9pm (Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sun), 9.15pm (Fri and Sat)
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