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Eating the Copper Apple + Q&A

A soul searching tale of identity that explores adoption and mixed-heritage, shaped by lisa’s life, weaving together politics and dreams, loss and fulfilment into a one-woman verse play.

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Eating the Copper Apple + Q&A

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Mar 12, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT

HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Pl, Manchester M15 4FN, UK

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Eating the Copper Apple is a soul searching tale of identity by the prize-winning queer poet and writer lisa luxx. Shaped by lisa’s life, it weaves together politics and dreams, loss and fulfilment into a one-woman verse play that explores adoption and mixed-heritage.

Taking audiences on a voyage from West Yorkshire to the borders of Syria through family, romance and culture, the show asks a big question: how do we become who we are?

Both funny and philosophical, this profound piece of theatre examines the immense impact of displacement on our sense of self.

The show will be followed by a discussion with artist lisa luxx moderated by producer Alia AlZougbi.

lisa luxx is a queer writer, performer, essayist and activist of British Syrian heritage. She writes for freedom, for healing, to mobilise and to inquire.

Writer, Director, Performer: lisa luxx

Visual designer: Tamara Al-Mashouk

Composer: Nour Sokhon

Dramaturg: Diyan Zora

Sound engineer: Scarlett Saad

Producer: Alia Alzougbi

Sound technician: Anya Urban

Eating the Copper Apple was commissioned by the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival and its development was generously funded by Al-Omar Family and Arts Council England.

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