The LipSinkers – Clausus Apertum
– “Queer exuberance of the first order…Utterly leftfield, brilliantly bonkers” ⭐⭐⭐⭐🌟 Time Out
SHOW DATES: Sat 25th September 2021
WHERE: Ironworks Studios, 30 Cheapside, Brighton BN1 4GD
TICKETS: £15 & £20 + £1.75 booking fee + £1 Brighton Rainbow Fund charity contribution
Limited Tables of 4 with table drinks service
Age Restriction: 16+ (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult)
Any Warnings: No
Marking their first work since the pandemic, ‘Clausus Apertum’ features the The Lips’ trademark roster of costume, dance, mime and slapstick, Catastrophic punk ethos, performance and chorus girl communist drag discourse from your friendly neighbourhood hoofers and goofers.
This show contains some nudity, very loud music and flashing lights and is best enjoyed with a long cool drink.
The LipSinkers – A Brief Theirstory
The LipSinkers are a drag troupe who mime to pop songs. But their show isn’t A Night Out with Danny La Rue. It’s not RuPaul’s Drag Race. And it’s not for the mild at heart or the mess-averse. It’s weird, wild, funny and fresh.
The LipSinkers first performed in 2006, a loose arrangement of alt/drag performers conspiring to cover vacant slots at Bistrotheque, an East London cabaret bar. Out of this a core group and aesthetic began to form and a six year residency of sell out weekends and month long Christmas revue shows followed.
From 2012 – 2020 they held first Friday of each month at The RVT, a club night, an hour long show and emerging talent slot – ‘On The Thrust’.
They’ve toured the UK and abroad, worked with Duckie, Guilty Pleasures, Positive Role Models, The Labour Party, David Hoyle, Danny Boyle and Gay Switchboard.
“Queer exuberance of the first order…Utterly leftfield, brilliantly bonkers”
⭐⭐⭐⭐🌟 Time Out
The company impressed sell out houses at The Edinburgh Fringe over 4 consecutive years (2013 -2016) and received five star reviews from The Scotsman, The Times and Time Out during this period.
In 2019 they were flown to Australia to add some anarchy to the Adelaide Fringe by order of The Royal Croquet Club. They are loved by Billy Bragg, Grace Dent, Tom Daley, Andy Bell, Matt Lucas and Lulu Guinness to drop a few names amongst the army of LipStalkers collected over the last 15 years.
“Camp, Cult and Glorious”
TABLE & INDIVIDUAL SEATING
For this performance there are limited number of tables of 4 seats and tables of 2 seats, both with table drinks service, and individual seats.
All seating is unreserved.