Being Broke Never Looked So Fierce.

Programmed in association with Curious Arts, part of Curious Festival 2019

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We’re inviting you to a party, we’re going to entertain you with all our friends – dancers, singers and musicians – we’re going to vogue, we’re going to party and we’re going to create a kaleidoscopic picture of what it means to be young, gifted, black…and poor, and gay.

Rent Party is an immersive show about 21st-Century Austerity Britain, created by an extraordinary group of artists inspired by the poetry of Langston Hughes and the Rent Parties of the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance.

Once the performance stops, the party continues with Curious Vogue Ball at Dance City...

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"As poignant as it is political, as fierce as it is fabulous." ★★★★★ - The Stage 

"A party like no other..." ★★★★★ - Gay Times 

Dance Workshop

FREE Dance Workshop - Limited to 20 places. 

Saturday 6 July 2019, 6.15pm.


Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.