Photo Flash: First Look at Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPICPhoto Flash: First Look at Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Callisto: a queer epic is a swirling constellation of remarkable queer stories. In London, 1680, opera star Arabella Hunt has secretly entered into the first recorded gay marriage in UK history. In Worcester, 1936, Alan Turing pays one final visit to Isobel Morcom, mother of his lost first love, Christopher. In the San Fernando Valley, 1979, Tammy Frazer arrives at Callisto Pornographic Studios, searching for the love of her life. And on the Moon, 2223, Lorn is building a paradise to sleep in, but Cal, his A.I. companion, is determined to keep him awake. (more...)

Guest Blog: Hal Coase On CALLISTO: A QUEER EPICGuest Blog: Hal Coase On CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC
by Guest Blog: Hal Coase - Dec 4, 2017

Almost three years ago now, Callisto: a queer epic began as a loose collection of four monologues spanning 500 years. It included an opera star, a porn star, a stargazer, and a lonely robot called CAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPICPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With Arcola Theatre's CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Following a sell-out run last year, Forward Arena today announces the full cast for Hal Coase's Callisto: a queer epic, which returns to Arcola Theatre as their final production this year. Thomas Bailey directs returning cast members, Georgia Bruce (Amy/Melissa), Nicholas Finerty (Cal/Harold/Hart), Mary Higgins (Katherine/Lola), Phoebe Hames (Isobel Morcom/Aunty/Nurse) and Marilyn Nadebe (Arabella); joined by Jonathan Purkiss (Lorn/Richard/Killigrew), Darren Siah (Alan/Blake/Dryden) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Tammy). Callisto: a queer epic opens at Arcola Theatre on 8 December, with previews from 5 December and runs until 23 December. (more...)

Georgia Bruce, Nicholas Finerty, and Full Cast Announced for CALLISTO: A QUEER EPICGeorgia Bruce, Nicholas Finerty, and Full Cast Announced for CALLISTO: A QUEER EPIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Following a sell-out run last year, Forward Arena today announces the full cast for Hal Coase's Callisto: a queer epic, which returns to Arcola Theatre as their final production this year. (more...)