Ellie Keel Productions, Paines Plough and The Belgrade Theatre production, in association with Royal Exchange Theatre

Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz

by Nathan Queeley - Dennis

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Tue 28 Nov - Wed 20 Dec 2023

Trim? Fresh.

Skin? Glowing.

Vibes? Immaculate.

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.

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'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'

Time Out Read full review

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'Charming, funny and superbly acted'

Theatre Weekly Read full review

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'blissfully, joyously fun'

The Stage Read full review

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'Charming, witty and quietly poignant'

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A ‘tight hour of storytelling’

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'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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