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Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret About Gin

30th May 2019, 9.30pm

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Equal parts historical and hysterical, lose yourself in the company of sailors, barmaids and bootleggers in this darkly comic cabaret. "Not only vocally sublime but a stroke of comedy genius" (TheatrePress), its critically acclaimed stars Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood return to the U.K. after playing to sold out crowds in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Edinburgh and across Australia.

Mother's Ruinis a raucous journey through 18th Century London, a few New York speakeasies, the Australian bush and the jungles of Peru. Discover a little more about your favourite drop, with this mixed up musical history lesson delivered with dry wit and "almost symbiotic harmonies" (Adelaide Advertiser).

With music originally performed by Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone, Martha Wainwright, Tom Waits, The Pretenders, Jessie J and more, Mother’s Ruinmoves from misery to vaudeville in a moment, intertwining excess and prohibition, history and (re)invention.

'Larky humour, bolshy political consciousness ... well worth raising a glass to.'

The Scotsman

'A raucous masterclass.'

The Wee Review

'Blisteringly entertaining.'

Daily Review
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Presented by: NCM in association with The Ginstress
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Tickets from £14.00 (includes £1.50 in fees per ticket)

Venue: Underbelly Festival
Duration: 60 minutes
Advice: Recommended for ages 18+, occasional strong language.

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30th May - 30th May 2019


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