Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing
  • Edinburgh Fringe

'Whining folk singer' (Telegraph), lesbian and checked-shirt collector Grace Petrie has been incorrectly called Sir everyday of her adult life, and, having exhausted her capacity for writing ineffectual protest songs, wonders if there's a show in that. In a world of increasingly fraught gender politics and hardline binaries, she feels both more and less seen than ever. Here she explores cisgender butch identity in a world moving beyond labels, and tries to work out where it, and she, belong in the new frontline of queer liberation. Sounds funny, right? Wrong!

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