Dance-theatre crime drama

Published: 14 August 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

Out Late

The autumn, VOXED will tour dance-theatre crime drama Out Late by Wayne Parsons to The Place, London on 19 & 20 November and Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough on 25 & 26 November. A digital version will be presented on Swindon Dance's recently launched online platform in the autumn.

Out Late is a dance-theatre crime drama that follows the fiercely closeted Sebastian who falls in love with out-and-proud gay man Vinnie and tries to hide his new relationship from his controlling wife, Fifi. While unravelling Vinnie’s murder, what unfolds is a dark and twisted story of jealousy, shame and manipulation.

The script is by Ankur Bahl and it is performed by Folu Odimayo, Caldonia Walton and Stuart Waters with music from Angus MacRae and dramaturgy from Pooja Ghai.

Parsons said, “as an artist and choreographer, I am deeply interested in the intersection between dance and theatre and combining these two art forms to share highly original stories that move people. There’s so much I’m excited about in presenting this work; Out Late is our first crime drama, our first full-length work and features an LGBTQ+ storyline at its heart. I can’t wait to share this work with audiences in London, Scarborough and beyond.”