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Becoming Electra: A Queer Mitzvah

Sat 09 Nov 2019

Evening 7.30pm

Running time (approx.): 1 hour 15 minutes

Age: 12+

The Studio

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

From £16*

* A £1 handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Becoming Electra

A Queer Mitzvah

A heart-warming and original one-woman drag show about a queer Jewish girl trying to find her voice.

Electra struggles to reconcile conflicting elements of her identity: can she tell her queer friends she’s Jewish and her Jewish friends that she’s queer?

You’re invited to the party she’s throwing to find out.

With show-stopping songs and comical, compelling storytelling, BECOMING ELECTRA: A QUEER MITZVAH is a show like no other: exploring what happens when Jewish and queer cultures collide.

Starring Guy Woolf, part of this drag supergroup Denim that was a huge hit on the Fringe in 2017.

Free Post-Show Q&A

Stay in your seat after the show for a free post-show Q&A with creators Guy Woolf and Ilsa van Tricht!


Electra Cute, the outfit’s Sporty Spice... with a will-to-power rendition of Rise Like A Phoenix

Brian Logan, The Guardian


If you are feeling hopeless, helpless and, well, anything from a bit meh to utterly devastated, listen to Electra sing Rise Like A Phoenix and your soul will be healed

The Scotsman

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Concessions £2 off 

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements please phone the box office who can advise. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 

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