Ellie Keel Productions, Paines Plough and The Belgrade Theatre production, in association with Royal Exchange Theatre
Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz
Nathaniel is a serious romantic who sees love as a fine art. He’s looking for the Mona Lisa to his da Vinci, and tonight is the night: his date with Destiny…’s Child.
Winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2022, Nathan Queeley-Dennis’ debut play is a love letter to Birmingham, exploring Black masculinity through Beyonce lyrics, techno raves and the deeply intimate relationship between a man and his barber. Directed by Dermot Daly.
'Rich, intelligent look at Black masculinity that is an utter delight'
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'Queely-Dennis is an astoundingly talented'
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'Utter, exhilarating joy'
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'Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz is a beautiful snapshot of life as a young adult in today’s climate'
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'There’s a thoughtful subtext about the spaces where young Black men are permitted'
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'Charming, funny and superbly acted'
Theatre Weekly Read full review
'blissfully, joyously fun'
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'Charming, witty and quietly poignant'
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A ‘tight hour of storytelling’
London Theatre 1 Read full review
'hilarious and often poignant display of black masculinity in the 21st century'
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Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Tue 28 Nov – Sat 2 Dec 7:00pm
Mon 4 Dec – Fri 15 Dec 9:15pm
Mon 18 Dec – Wed 20 Dec 7:00pm
Matinee Sat 9 & Sat 16 Dec 3:00pm
Age recommendation: 14+
Running time: approximately one hour
Strong language/ swearing
Flashing lights but no strobe lighting
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