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I Am Joan by Viv Gordon: Touring May-June

TOUR DATES FOR 2017

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter – 8 May
Tacchi Morris Arts Centre, Taunton – 9 May
Birmingham MAC – 12 May
Circomedia, Bristol – 13 May
Theatre Shop, Clevedon – 18 May
Strode Theatre, Street – 19 May
Prema Arts Centre – 20 May
Salisbury International Arts Festival – 30 May
Hackney Showroom – 6 & 7 June
Regal Theatre, Minehead – 12 June
Bridport Arts Centre – 16 June    [tickets on sale soon]

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I Am Joan

by Viv Gordon

Beautifully performed by Viv Gordon winner of Judge’s Prize at Arts in Health South West 2015

I Am Joan is a one woman show. A hopeful comedy about a woman in recovery from trauma finding empowerment by connecting with various inspiring Joans, such as Joan Collins, Joan Jett and Joan of Arc, all of whom embody elusive qualities of resilience and self-belief.

Think Dynasty meets Joan of Arc with lashings of cherry bakewells, a heavy dose of glam rock and tissues for all at the end. Irreverent, laugh out loud, hold your breath and weep silently; this show will stay with you long after you watch it.

“A beautifully paced piece. At once both touchingly personal and universal in its themes. I am still haunted by it”
Ruth Kapadia, Diversity Manager Arts Council England

“This piece is a call to arms”
Deryck Newland, Pavilion Dance South West

Written and Performed by Viv Gordon
Original Music Composed and Performed by Tom Johnson
Directed by Tom Roden
Design by Mayou Trikerati
Lighting Design by Will Monks
Choreography by Mandy Braden
Dramaturgy by Chris Fogg
Produced by Strike A Light