Welcome to the home of Green Carnation COMPANY, telling QUEER STORIES THROUGH quality THEATRE.
We are a Manchester based theatre company dedicated to producing high-quality professional plays and productions that address contemporary issues affecting the queer and LGBTQ+ community.
QUEER ALL ABOUT IT
QUEER ALL ABOUT IT is Green Carnation’s ongoing digital project exploring themes with in our theatre projects and other issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community through film, articles and interviews.
Thanks to generous support from National Lottery and Arts Council England, we will be commissioning 4 new scripts as part of QUEER ALL ABOUT IT, each exploring specific themes within LGBTQ+ culture. These scripts will be developed and released as short films alongside informative videos discussing the themes explored.
Our QUEER ALL ABOUT IT commissions aim to showcase and develop new LGBTQ+ writing, and to explore and celebrate diverse LGBTQ+ experiences.
We are are currently looking for script submissions for the second of our QUEER ALL ABOUT IT short film commissions responding to the theme ‘My Queer Family’ – find out more information here.
My Night with Reg 2020 Tour
January 23 – March 12, 2020
In 2020 Green Carnation Theatre delivered their first successful Arts Council funded mid-scale tour across 5 venues with Kevin Elyot’s wonderfully human dark comedy ‘My Night with Reg‘ exploring the lives of 6 gay friends living in the shadow of the 1980’s AIDS crisis.
September 12 – 14, 2019
‘Fluid’, written by Nick Maynard as part of the OutStageUs festival at The Lowry working with Hive North.
The Pride at Hope Mill Theatre
October 16 – 20, 2018
Our debut production at Manchester’s incredible Hope Mill Theatre, playing to sold out audiences for a full week.