Old Union Street Arches
229 Union Street
Written by Carolina Román
Directed by Raymi Ortuse
Translated by L. Finch
From her childhood days during the Franco regime, playing in the dovecote of her family home, Marion dreams of a life without shame - despite being assigned the word “male” at birth.
In the underground sanctuaries of a hiding but thriving queer community, Marion begins to move out of the cages that have kept her true self confined.
With the love of a bruised but bright Drag star, Dorín Delacroix, Marion takes us into a place of light, memory, pain, communion, and celebration.
In an act of defiance and radical self-expression, these bodies will inhabit the centre with pride. And send a love letter to all in the LGBTQIA+ community who have been and are still persecuted for choosing to fly...
Running time: 90 (no interval)