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…But I’m a Cheerleader – Turbine Theatre


… But I’m a Cheerleader”
📍Turbine Theatre

The cast of But I’m A Cheerleader at Turbine Theatre © Mark Senior

My first time watching a classic LGBTQA+ play/musical. This story, based on a cult movie from 1999, is such a feel good piece. It tells a part satirical, part comedy story of a girl sent to “conversion program” called True Directions, because her family and friends claim she could be gay.

Original movie featured Natasha Lyonne And RuPaul, and 2022 London live musical features some fantastic young actors, I have to especially highlight Aaron Teoh – what a voice! In his solo I could almost feel the floor shaking. Also huge props to the ensemble: their energy was through the roof! From what I see, the tickets are sold out till the end of the season but if you find a way to catch a ticket, definitely go for it!

Alice Croft and Evie Rose Lane in But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical © Mark Senior


…But I’m a Cheerleader

Book and lyrics by Bill Augustin (he/him),

Music by Andrew Abrams (he/him)

Direction by Tania Azevedo (she/her)

Musical direction and orchestrations by Josh Sood (he/him)

Choreography by Alexzandra Sarmiento (she/her)

Set and costume design by David Shields (he/him)

Lighting is by Martha Godfrey (they/them) Sound design by Chris Whybrow (he/him)

Turbine Theatre (Battersea)


until 8 May 2022

Zuzanna Chmielewska

Digital Marketer by profession, published travel book author, avid theatre goer and an amateur Malaysia tour guide in my free time. Find me in one of London's theatres, travelling in Asia or cooking and photographing new recipes in my kitchen. I would try anything once (at least!). My theatre blog:



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