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Join Marcus Reeves at The Glory on 23 November as he celebrates the audiobook release of his poetry and prose collection ‘SIGHS TEN’. Originally released in 2011, the short book is now available in a new illustrated edition with drawings by Sina Sparrow, with the audiobook version being released via all good digital outlets on 25 November.
Marcus will be performing pieces from 'SIGHS TEN' alongside songs from his critically acclaimed album ‘Quicksilver – The Masquerade Macabre’ and 'Postcards from God - The Sister Wendy Musical'. Featuring Tom Carradine on piano, Adam Green on guitar, Jeremy Longley on bass and DJ sets from Sina Sparrow (Debbie, Homo Superior) before and after the show.
Doors 7.30 pm, Marcus Reeves onstage 8 pm. Running time: 60 mins (approx).
Early bird tickets £7 plus booking fee (on sale til midnight 25 October). Advance general admission tickets £10 plus booking fee, £15 on the door.
Ticket price includes a free download of the audiobook, also available via all good digital outlets from 25 November.
SIGHS TEN audiobook sampler:
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‘a new Tim Rice’ Elaine Paige
‘a man of enormous imagination’ Sister Wendy Beckett
‘a genius - a maestro - a misfit’ David Hoyle
Over the last fifteen years, writer and performer Marcus Reeves has carved his own niche in London’s performance scene, with incarnations as an actor, drag queen, singer songwriter and performance poet. His show Postcards from God - The Sister Wendy Musical has been presented at Jermyn Street Theatre in London's West End and at Hackney Empire Studio Theatre, with its Concept Cast Recording receiving airplay from Elaine Paige and Graham Norton on BBC Radio Two.
‘a modern day David Bowie’ Newcastle Student Radio
‘highly talented... delightfully witty’ Pink News
As part of London's alternative cabaret circuit he has performed alongside such luminaries as David Hoyle, Dickie Beau and Jonny Woo, sung in Our Lady J’s gospel choir at Soho Theatre and supported RuPaul’s Drag Race star Adore Delano at The Meth Lab. Through Southbank Centre's Voicelab, he has performed with Mercury Music Prize winners Elbow, jazz improvisation icon Bobby McFerrin, beat boxer Shlomo and UK jazz legend Ian Shaw in choirs led by Dom Stichbury, Laka D and Mary King. More recently, he joined a star studded celebration of David Bowie at Union Chapel which also featured Glen Matlock, David McAlmont, The Magic Numbers and Dan Gillespie Sells of The Feeling.
‘passionate and nonconformist... a must see’ Polari Magazine
‘a remarkably versatile man of words and music’ Beige Magazine
His critically acclaimed debut solo album Quicksilver - The Masquerade Macabre is available now from all good digital outlets and as a collector’s edition CD from the Reeves Corner shop. His YouTube chat show Behind the Mask recently celebrated its 65th episode and is also available as a podcast with extra unaired material. MarcusReevesTV is part of the popular WOWPresents Network and has had over 130,000 views.
‘speaks about loving despair with humour and honesty’ Remotegoat
‘glittering musical talent Marcus Reeves is about to make his mark’ Time Out London
He has written articles for Time Out, Beige and Polari Magazine and with live performances, readings and screenings of his work at venues including BAC, the Cochrane Theatre, the Kings Head and the ICA, Marcus has established a firm reputation as a versatile man of words and music.