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Wed 21 - Sat 24 May 8pm Mer 21 - Sad 24 Mai
An Evening with Munn and Diamond
Meet Carri Munn - Cardiff wannabe "It" girl and Charlotte Church's guru. Now meet Karin Diamond - Swansea Gangster No.1 and Catherine Zeta's nemisis. It's a match in hell.

Following sell-out gigs in Chapter and Aberystwyth in 2002, Munn & Diamond are back in town with a dazzling new show.
Guaranteed to be the only performance you will see this year that puts comedy first and women a close eighth.
Cabaret-theatre for the faint-hearted.

European Premiere
Tues 27 - Thurs 29 May 8pm Maw 27 - Iau 29 Mai
Ranters Theatre (from Australia)
St Kilda Tales

Intimate, monstrous and exquisite, St. Kilda Tales is a chaotic urban ritual of epic scale. Ranters Theatre is a collaborative ensemble working with DJs, acclaimed writer Raimondo Cortese and a company of 10 actors.

" A rush of theatrical adrenalin that leaves you punch-drunk but strangely exhilarated." - Stage Left, Australia



European Premiere
Sat 31 May + Sun 1 June 4pm, 7pm, 9pm
performed at The Marriott Hotel Cardiff
Richard Maxwell and the New York City Players (from USA)

Richard Maxwell's slice of life 'musicals' of raw emotion and ironic detachment have earned him comparisons with Sam Shepard, David Mamet and Quentin Tarantino.

Inn showcase a businessman in a hotel room tries to reconcile his thoughts with what exists outside it.

" One of the most innovative and essential artists to emerge from American experimental theater in the past decade. " - New York Times


NB Advance booking through Chapter essential. Please arrive at the Hotel lobby 10 minutes before the start time. The performance lasts 30 mins.

UK Premiere
Wed 4 + Thurs 5 June 8pm Mer 4 + Iau 5 Meh

PME (Quebec, Canada)
Unrehearsed Beauty / Le genie des Autres

The latest performance by the anarchic Canadian collective PME is a cabaret in the form of rock band. They play songs, even if not as well as they should, and offer a chance to speak quietly about the things which really matter.

" Part dance, part social critique, part heady f**king around...PME interrogates the idea of performance itself. But it never fails to be that performance and a damn good one...God Bless Canada." - The Village Voice, New York


Fri 30 May 8pm Gwe 30 Mai
A unique mix of prose, poetry , performance and live music in a unique bar setting. This month's guest is Caroline Bergvall, a writer of cross-disciplinary and bilingual performances (French/English), she has also written for a wide range of publications and anthologies. She won the 1993 live art award for her performance Strange Passage (Equipage) and is the Director of Performance Writing at Dartington College of Art.

£3/£2.50 (on the door)
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff  
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