Homos and Houmous

Monday 9th August 2021
7:30pm - 12:00am

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For safety and comfort, as a condition of entry, all bags and coats must be placed in the cloakroom at all times.

Homos and Houmous

Queer, Jewish cabaret collective Homos and Houmous is taking it up the residency at the legendary Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

We’ve been mopping the floors and plumping the cushions ready for your arrival. Chanukah has laid out the bridge rolls, That Ray has even bleached the loos for your arrival!

Homos and Houmous welcomes all hebrews, shebrews and theybrews, goys and gals. You’re all welcome: you don’t have to be Jewish!

Closet nothing. Covet everything.

Drag – Storytelling – Political Treatise – Music – DJs – Semitic Overtones

Glad-rags encouraged.

DOORS 7.30
SHOW 8.30-11.00

DJ TAMTAM 11.00-12.00.

Hosts: Chanukah Lewinsky and That Ray

Rivkah Brown
Vivi Lachs
Ruth Nicolson
Joé de Vivre

£18 well-waged / £12 waged / £4 unwaged

No one turned away for lack of funds. Please opt for a ‘well-waged’ ticket if you can to help subsidise and maintain fair access to arts programming.

Please send your questions and broigeses to contact.homosandhoumous@gmail.com

We also welcome enquiries about how to give larger donations: support us to keep paying our artists properly.

Expect more theatre, more schmaltz and even more houmous. Your nan will love us.

Since 2016 queer Jewish performance collective Homos and Houmous (H&H) has been schlepping around London with a smorgasbord of drag, comedy, live klezmer, poetry and politics. It’s hosted by music hall grand dame Chanukah Lewinsky (think Julie Walters on speed) and drag punk pin-up That Ray (Peaches meets disney villain). Our vibe is Shabbat dinner argument meets Bette Midler doing musical stand-up in a New York bathhouse.

We are a part of the emerging renaissance of Jewish leftist art making and Yiddish revivalism. Check out the rad projects of Pink Peacock Cafe, Vashti Media, Jewdas, Na’amod, and Yiddish Open Mic Cafe.

Night Czar Amy Lame has said of us: ‘This is what makes London, London, and we must not lose it.’ (BBC Sounds).

With support from Arts Council England.


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