go drag! is an international drag festival celebrating women, non-binary, and trans artists. English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center is proud to serve as the producing partner and venue for all of the theatrical productions in this festival.
You can find a complete overview of the festival and all of its events and productions at its official website, right HERE.
Monday, October 3 | 7pm
four by four – 4 twenty-minute drag shows
Outstanding international drag talents show us what they’ve got in 20 minutes on stage.With: Very Confused (France/Berlin) | Buba Sababa (Israel/Berlin) | Zoé Gudovic (Belgrade/Vienna) as Zed Zeldic Zed | Duckie L’Orange (Australia/Berlin) as Richard P Dick Van Johnson
Tuesday, October 4 | 7pm
Joey Hateley – Harry Stokes: The Man-Woman of Manchester
A true story of the Victorian Trans Pioneer
Created and performed by Joey Hateley (Great Britain)
Wednesday, October 5 | 4pm
Drag + Intersectionality
Panel discussion about the different perspectives of drag
Thursday, October 6 | 7pm
Claire Dowie: H to He (I’m Turning Into a Man)
Inspired by Kafka’s Metamorphosis, H to He adds new twists to the maze of gender identity and sexuality…
Created and performed by Claire Dowie (London/GB)
Directed by Colin Watkeys
Friday, October 7 | 7pm
Cherdonna Shinatra: Goodnight Cowboy
Goodnight Cowboy is a performance work that uses iconography from Margaret Wise Brown’s children’s book Goodnight Moon and US-American western films.
Created and performed by Cherdonna Shinatra (Seattle/ USA)
Saturday, October 8 | 7pm
House of Living Colors – Endangered Species
Endangered Species is a Gesamtkunstwerk that intertwines the effects of climate change and declining biodiversity on the environment and human existence with the developments, philosophies, spiritualities, of the queer/trans black/person of color throughout human civilization.
Created and performed by House of Living Colors (Berlin)
Sunday, October 9 | 7pm
Mo B. Dick: Drag King History
This lecture presentation will showcase the extensive history of female-born performers who donned men’s attire for theatrical purposes from breeches roles to en travesti, variety to vaudeville, male impersonation to drag kings, and drag kings to the gender free.
Performed by Mo B. Dick (LA/USA)