Date: Friday 22nd May 2020 7:30 PM

Venue: Bristol Old Vic

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This event has been cancelled due to Covid-19

There is a box.

You have no idea what it might contain and whether or not you will it to, the only certainty is that it will open. What mysteries abound? What contaminants, what affliction, what trauma? What might we mortals do with this coil, who are we forced to become?

Part song cycle, part theatre, international icon of stage and song Le Gateau Chocolat has been brewing something daring, something delicious, something dark: PANDORA.

Le Gateau Chocolat is a one-man musical phenomenon, complete with larger-than-life vocal talent. For PANDORA he is joined live on stage by the Manchester Camerata.

Global domination awaits

Time Out UK on Le Gateau Chocolat

About Le Gateau Chocolat

Le Gateau Chocolat’s work spans drag, cabaret, opera, musical theatre, children’s theatre and live art. Previous works include ‘Le Gateau Chocolat’ (2011), ‘I [Heart] Chocolat’ (2012), ‘In Drag’ (2013 Royal Festival Hall commission), ‘BLACK’ (2014 Homotopia commission), his children’s show ‘Duckie’ (2016) and most recently ‘ICONS’ (2018).

As a technically-gifted and celebrated baritone, he has performed outside of his own work at prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre, Sydney Opera House, and as part of the Olivier- winning La Clique/La Soiree.

He has performed as Feste in ‘Twelfth Night’ at Shakespeare’s Globe (2017), in ‘Effigies of Wickedness – Songs banned by the Nazis’ (2018),  As part of Taylor Mac’s ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The First Act’ at London’s Barbican Theatre (2019) and the guest role of Daddy Brubeck for the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Sweet Charity (2019). Most recently he has been cast in Wagner’s ‘Tannhauser’ which opened the 108th Bayreuth Festival in 2019.

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