Pink Lemonade

By Mika Onyx Johnson
The Queer House in association with Bush Theatre. Originally co-produced by HighTide
Until 25 Jul

Due to the closure of our building and the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus,  Pink Lemonade has been postponed until we can re-open. Our Box Office team will be in contact to manage any existing bookings. We’re a small team so please bear with us.


★★★★ “Life frequently gave them lemons but goddam Johnson’s got the juice” – The Stage 18 best shows of Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Falling in love was sweet like sugar until the taste turned bitter. Caught between Simmi who wants it bad but ain’t a lesbian, and Token Toni who loves a bitta bashment and only dates black and brown womxn – Mika can’t seem to catch a break. 

Fresh from a smash-hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe, original beats collide with poetry, movement and storytelling in Mika Onyx Johnson’s ★★★★★ debut play. Don’t miss this ‘dynamic, witty and moving’ (The Scotsman) exploration of sexuality, gender and self discovery. 

‘powerful, poignant… storytelling at its best’
Broadway Baby ★★★★★
‘dynamic, witty and moving’
The Scotsman ★★★★
‘A call for a revolution of acceptance… Pink Lemonade is stunning contemporary theatre with both heart and message… a triumphant Fringe debut‬’
The List ★★★★

 

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Times & Prices

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Dates

08 July - 25 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Wednesday Matinees

8, 15, 22 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Saturday Matinees

11, 18, 25 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

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Post-Show Q&A: Wed 8 July

Hear from the cast and creatives of Pink Lemonade after the show. Free to ticket holders on the night.

Access details

Captioned performance

Thu 9 July at 7.45pm

Audio Described performance

Sat 18 July at 2.45pm

Age guidance

14+

Content warnings

This show contains strong language, homophobic language, misgendering and deadnaming and reference to drug use.

Allergy warnings

There will be lemons on stage


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Direction
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Cast

Mika Onyx Johnson
Mika Onyx Johnson is an actor, writer and performance artist from Nottingham now based in London. Recent credits include; as an actor Cyrano de Bergerac (West End/New York) and as a writer My White Best Friend (The Bunker). Pink Lemonade is Mika’s debut show. It previewed at the Gate Theatre and premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 where it was included in The Stage 18 best shows of the Fringe. It is currently being developed for TV.

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07 Jul
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07 Jul
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07 Jul
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06 Jul
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