Quartered: Belfast, A Love Story

Quartered: Belfast, A Love Story

World Premiere 10th – 19th November 2017 | Belfast | Presented as part of Outburst Queer Arts Festival 2017. Quartered is back by popular demand as a socially distanced performace outside, on the third Saturday of every month from August 2020.

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Funny, poignant and deeply human Quartered: Belfast, A Love Story is a theatrical walking tour that lets you see the city from a different perspective, making familiar streets seem brand new, allowing you to experience another side to Belfast. Exploring the LGBTQ+ experience of Belfast, it opens a new conversation about how gender and sexuality inform and shape how we move through our city, and how our city moves through us. 

Cast & Crew

Playwright: Dominic Montague

Director: Paula McFetridge

Narrator: Neil Keery

Audio mastering: Cormac O’Kane at RedBox Recording Studio

Stage manager: Fionnuala Kennedy

Producers: Dominic Montague and Kathy Young

“A genuine reflection of the realities of queer individuals living in a post-Troubles Belfast”

PROGRSS

COVID-19 safety measures. We will not be able to provide headphones so it is essential that you bring your own. Safe social distancing measures and hygiene protocols will be in place. MP3 players will be sanitised thoroughly between performances and stored in individual containers. If you feel unwell please do not attend; send us an email and you will be reimbursed.

“This is both an individual, and sadly, a universal story which penetrates deep into the consciousness. It remains lodged there as the days slip away, whispering, niggling, nudging a closer awareness of the streets, murals and buildings that one would unthinkingly have passed by”

THE EVEN HAND

Developed in partnership with Outburst Queer Arts Festival.

Nominated for the 2018 Belfast Pride Award – Event of the Year

Show lasts approx. 1 hour and begins at the Dark Horse, Hill Street, ending at the Sunflower, Union Street.

‘I found Quartered to be a moving piece of promenade theatre, forcing me to look up from my own horizons to see Belfast as t he canvass, the set, and listen to someone else’s story… a triumph’

ALAN IN BELFAST