Queen Of The F*cking World & Singing Psychic London show

I am just preparing to take my shows to Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year: my new version of the award nominated (Best Show, Funny Women 2016) Singing Psychic show and my brand new solo theatre piece on sexual politics – called Queen Of The F*cking World.

I am playing my bass guitar in the new show which received Arts Council funding for script development. More info on the shows is below but I am doing a London double bill at the Phoenix Artist club, July 10th, 18.45 to 20.45. Link for more info and tickets below. Both shows are then doing the full run at Edinburgh.

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Press Release: For immediate publication

Queen of the F*cking World – Marysia Trembecka

Never be a Princess – be the Queen

Don’t ever be a princess – be queen of your own f*cking world. Join Marysia Trembecka and her wild bass guitar on an audience-empowering ride through the ups and downs of sexual politics and power.

Rocking the audience through the show is a fiery exotic dancer who reveals the story of her work, life and lovers – and why she has the words “Queen of the Fucking World” emblazoned on her dressing room door.

Trembecka, a former city bond dealer and now actress, draws on a deep well of personal experience in her exploration of the challenges faced by women and the LGBT community in today’s world, and what it takes to rise to the top.

And her conclusion is: “All through history we have been judged by who they choose to sleep with. And the judgements are often made by a certain privileged selection of men who say one thing and do another. It’s time for that to stop.

“The message is simple, gay or straight, never be a princess – unleash your inner queen. I’m encouraging everyone to be queen of their own fucking world, because queens don’t need a prince to rescue them, they can do it all themselves.”

Trembecka’s show has been developed with Arts Council funding which has allowed her to interview and learn from a cross section of women including sex workers, strippers and others at the sharp end of 21st century gender politics.

Premiering as part of the PBH Free Fringe, it’s a fierce, dark one-woman theatre-cum-cabaret performance that embraces everything from Shakespeare and Chekhov to RuPaul. There’s also humour, audience interaction and even a smattering of Burns’ bawdry in there too.

It’s also informed by Trembecka’s research into the experiences of women from the past and from literature, including Lady Macbeth.

This new show comes from a consummate entertainer whose Singing Psychic was a hit at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, toured Europe, earned five-star reviews and a Best Show Funny Women 2016 nomination, as well as featuring at the Brit Awards official after-party.

 

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Listings details

  • Type: Cabaret, political
  • Venue: The Street (Venue 239)
  • Dates: 6-15, 17-26 August
  • Time: 18:30
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Guidance: 18+ (restriction)
  • Tickets: Free non-ticketed

Media: Matthew Shelley 07786 704299 Matthew@Scottishfestivalspr.org

 

Press Release: The Singing Psychic Game Show – Marysia Trembecka

Your deepest desires revealed in song

The Singing Psychic is back at the Edinburgh Fringe – she always knew she would be.

This time the amazing Polish visionary unveils her brand spanking new game show packed with songs, 70s-style team games (including Fourtunes) and prizes.

Part of the PBH Free Fringe, Marysia Trembecka’s Singing Psychic Game Show is brilliantly bananas. It’s an hour of fun that builds on last year’s four and five star Edinburgh Fringe reviews, a Funny Women Best Show nomination, a European tour and a special appearance at the official BRIT Awards after-party.

But the biggest attraction, as ever, will be her spookily accurate (if utterly bonkers) audience readings. She’ll reveal and perform the songs in your heart, give relationship and life advice, and answer your deepest questions – is that man really right for you?

The Singing Psychic, who is flying in from her Białowieża Forest yurt, says: “I return here to sort out your problems and also for us to have fun. I can see inside your heart and will sing the songs locked up there – I will reveal your innermost longings and desires. My powers are true and incredible, come and see.”

But remember, the Singing Psychic has two strict rules – one is that the secrets she reveals in the room, stay in the room and the other is that she is ALWAYS right.

Her musical second sight is extraordinary, she even reads the songs of your birth. She explains: “I walk in a world of music – even the buildings sing to me. The power is so strong that I no longer can go to weddings because I will see your fiancé’s true desires.”

After the show there will be free private readings and everyone gets a card with the title of song that will guide them through the month. She also plans to release YouTube performances of the songs locked in the stones of Edinburgh’s greatest buildings.

You can already see the Singing Psychic Songs of the Zodiac on YouTube and learn about her advice sessions, including helping Donald Trump with his relationship issues.

The Singing Psychic offers free readings for members of the media – so give us a call.

  • Trembecka also appears in a very different show, Queen of the F*cking World.

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Notes for editors

‘Completely bonkers in a good way’ ***** LondonTheatre1.com. ‘Stunning performance’ **** Comedy Coroner. ‘Can work a crowd like no other’ **** Grumpy Gay Critic. ‘A gloriously entertaining night out’ **** Female Arts. **** ThreeWeeks. **** A Younger Theatre.

Listings details

  • Type: Comedy, game show
  • Venue: Voodoo Rooms (Venue 68)
  • Dates: 5-15, 17-27 August
  • Time: 21:30
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Guidance: 16+
  • Tickets: Free non-ticketed

Media: Matthew Shelley 07786 704299 Matthew@Scottishfestivalspr.org

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