Some like it hot with Marilyn

ShadyJane's story of Marilyn Monroe
ShadyJane's story of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was undoubtedly one of the outstanding icons of the last century, and her beauty and tragic early death have simply added to the mythology that surrounds her.

On Saturday (July 13) at the Limelight Theatre, the ShadyJane theatre company takes a good hard look at the life and legacy of the blonde bombshell in their show, Marilyn Gets Up, 50 years on ffrom her death

With an imaginative blend of old and new, combining visual storytelling, stunning projection with a vintage twist and an original score fit for the big screen, this might be a story you know, but definitely not one you have seen before.

ShadyJane is an award winning, all female performance collective walking between story and experience to present original and exciting theatre. The mission of the members is to give value to young women’s experiences and they are particualrly interested in the femal artist’s place in the cultural landscape. They won the Total Theatre Award for best emerging company in 2011.

Tickets for the show, which starts at 8pm, cost £12, with £10 for concessions. They are available from the box office 01296 431272.