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Sheffield Fringe Previews: Baklâ by Max Percy + Friends

26 Jul 2023 19:00 - 20:00

Baklâ: noun, Tagalog. 1) homosexual; 2) unable to reproduce; 3) F*ggot.   1521.

The start of 300 years of Spanish colonial rule, sparking a genocide across the islands now known as the Philippines.

The loss of an ancestral homeland sends ripples through time, emitting a cultural amnesia.

But is sex the best cure for a headache? Dishonesty, toxic coping mechanisms and the trials of self-liberation.

Are you looking for a wild and sexy time?  

A daring one-person physical-theatre show about how intergenerational trauma takes shape in the modern Filipino.