One of Time Out London’s top ten cabaret stars, Le Gateau Chocolat is a musical phenomenon, renowned for his drag shows and contemporary opera performances. This Nigerian cabaret legend has given show-stopping performances across the globe including at the Queen’s Jubilee, the Royal Opera House, La Clique and La Soirée. In this intimate and confessional show, Le Gateau Chocolat’s repertoire ranges from Wagner and Purcell to Nina Simone and Whitney Houston to relate his hopes, his fears and his struggle with depression.
One of the most life-affirming, inventive and beautiful shows. The List, Edinburgh
Director/co-writer Ed Burnside
Musical Director/Arranger Julian Kelly
Designer Ryan Dawson Laight
Lighting Designer Joshua Carr
Produced & Developed by In Company Collective. Supported by a Wellcome Trust People Award. Originally commissioned by homotopia and created with funding from Arts Council England and support from Pink
Fringe, Nightingale Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre.
Image: The Sick of the Fringe 2017, Manuel Vason DARC Collective