“These issues have been hidden for too long and need to be exposed. This must be available to the wider communities of all races and cultures. Other people NEED to see this play!” Audience member
“I just wanted to say on behalf of the society how amazing the show was. We all found it incredibly moving, funny and it spoke truth to a lot of us on so many levels. It's really heartening to see a woman speak up and talk about issues in such a powerful and creative way.” Molly Flitcroft, president of the Femsoc at Exeter University
“The best multiple character play I have ever seen. The voice, character and imagination of scene were breath taking, gripping and memorized to watch more.” Audience member
“Holy & Horny shines a spotlight on sexuality as an area of importance not to ignore. Tonya’s brilliant acting performance raises many issues, yet her workshops provide a safe place to engage with myths, feelings and concepts that shape participants perception of sexuality and relationships.” Dr. Dulcie Dixon McKenzie: Black Theology, Ministries and Leadership, The Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education
“Mind blowing, touching & necessary!” Audience member
“The title grabbed my attention, but the performance and the play blew me away!” Audience member
“Amazing, thoughtful, provoking, challenging...accomplished, touching, funny, hilarious and sensitive. The story threaded perfectly and the characters were great. The passion and expression was enthralling. I want to see it again!” Audience member
“Powerful play. The most powerful well acted thought provoking play ever. Sheer genius!” Audience member
“I’ve never seen anything like this before...gripping, honest and truly inspirational.” Audience member
“Tonya is a performer in a league of her own- Truly gifted.” Reverend Lynnette Mullings
“Not only was it one of the best things I personally have ever seen...It’s been a long time since I have seen every member of an audience rise and applaud to someone the way they did to you tonight! You’re so inspirational to all!” Theatre technician
“Tonya Joy Bolton’s show is an incredible moving and hilarious journey of hope, desperation and redemption. Tonya’s ability to portray such a wide range of characters exposes her vast talent as a performer and kept a full house audience on the edge of their seats.” Neil Reading: Venue Manager, Arena Theatre
“A powerful, moving and hilarious show that should not be missed.” Redbrick Magazine
"A ground-breaking play not only breaking box office records, but helping to change lives." The Voice Newspaper
“Inspirational and Superbly Acted.” Peterborough Telegraph
“Extra-ordinary and compelling.” Manchester Evening News
About the Show
The Holy & Horny Farewell Tour
Written and Performed by Tonya Joy Bolton
Following an incredible sold out National tour and Back by popular demand; ‘Holy & Horny’ is touring the UK for one LAST time before touring internationally.
Described as “Hilarious, powerful and deeply moving,” Holy & Horny is an inspirational and superbly acted one-woman show celebrating spirituality and sensuality.
This thought provoking play is a compelling story of love, longing and the ultimate betrayal. In the production, Actress and Author Tonya Joy Boltonexplores one woman’s struggle to remain holy despite being as horny as hell!
All 20 characters are played by Tonya including Sheila, the frustrated Christian and her alter ego Eve, a sexually uninhibited poet. Using a variety of artforms such as comedy, mime, physical theatre, song, poetry and drama, we follow Sheila’s amazing journey as she embarks on a set of disastrous dates which lead to unexpected life-changing consequences.
As well as making you laugh, Holy & Horny may well make you weep too as Tonya brings to the stage an innovative, head-on, no-holds-barred approach to concepts of race, gender, culture and sexuality.
This memorable evening at the theatre pulls at the heartstrings, totally engages the brain and will leave you stimulated and exhilarated.
Book your ticket now to see the last ever UK performances of this extraordinary play.
Suitable for age 15+
Contains strong language
Latecomers will not be admitted
Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYvX2X3FazM&feature=youtu.be
Directed by Jon Trevor
Produced by ICU Transformational Arts Limited
ICU Transformational Arts Limited is a not for profit organisation that successfully delivers innovative programmes which empower people, particularly disadvantaged young people to break destructive behaviour patterns and unlock their full potential.
For more information visit: www.icu-transformational-arts.com