First Look at … Lipstick, Southwark Playhouse

Production images have been released for the world premiere of Lily Shahmoon’s play.

(c)Lidia Crisafulli.  

Now in previews at the Southwark Playhouse, Lipstick sees Ed White making his directing debut with this world premiere of Lily Shahmoon’s play.

(c)Lidia Crisafulli.

Tommy is scared of everything. Especially the kids at school who would call him gay if they saw him putting on lipstick. Jordan isn’t scared of anything. He’s not scared that he likes the way Tommy looks in lipstick. Really, he’s not.

(c)Lidia Crisafulli.

This two handed play stars Helen Aluko (Jordan) and April Hughes (Tommy).

Helen Aluko’s previous stage credits include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Palace Theatre), Doctor Faustus (Royal Exchange Theatre) and Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Royal Stratford East). For television her credits include The Driver.

April Hughes has appeared in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Palace Theatre) and The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre). For television her credits include Dixi and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

(C) Lidia Crisafulli.

As well as being directed by Ed White, the creative team for the production includes: lighting design by Alex Lewer, sound design by Charlie Smith and is produced by Rupert Henderson.

Lipstick will play at the Southwark Playhouse until the 28th March.

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