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Theatre

Patient Is A Verb

Devised by Burning Attic Theatre Company

Dates
Thursday 15 September - Saturday 17 September
Time
8:00 pm
Days of the week
Thursday - Saturday
Ticket price
£10.00
£8.00 (concessions)
£6.00 (southwark residents)
Online booking
Ticketsource

To speak to the box office directly, please ring us on 020 7701 0100.


Welcome to the waiting room to enter the realm of Transition*. You are the 11,174th player. Only 33 players have made it through Level One this month.

The waiting list to see the Gender Identity Clinic is now 5 years long. Patient for trans people is often an adjective and not a noun, the endurance of suffering without receiving treatment. Yet our systems primarily expect trans people to move through life as a patient – subjects to medical scrutiny and approval. What does a duration of 5 years really mean, and when does patience turn from virtue to verb?

Devised through drawing on lived experiences of interviewed participants and an all-trans team, Patient Is A Verb takes you on a journey navigating the healthcare system in the UK. It melds grim realities with the world of video games, searching for agency in waiting.

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Devised by
Alex Sheppard (he/him), Andy Bodrenkov (they/them), Florian Lim (they/them), J Frank (he/they), Julian H (he/him), Lisa Maeda (they/them), Rae Harm (he/him)
Performers
Alex Sheppard, J Frank, Lisa Maeda
Producer
Florian Lim
Technical and Graphic Designer
Andy Bodrenkov
Theory and Dramaturgy
Julian H