DaDaFest – the largest UK festival celebrating the work of Disabled and Deaf artists – starts on November 14 2006 and runs until December 12th.
You can now vote online for your favourite artists from the short-lists for the 12 categories
Go to http://www.nwdaf.co.uk and click on the Dada Fest logo
Comedy highlights of the festival include first-class local comedian Laurence Clark with his new show, ‘Jim Fixed it for me’ at the Arts Centre in Liverpool on 25 November.
New and more outrageous sketches are promised from acclaimed comedy troupe, the Nasty Girls with the help of fresh up and coming disabled female performers at Unity Theatre.
Award-winning delectable boy wonders, Aisle 16 join the festival to perform ‘Poetry Boyband’, an accessible comedy show bringing verse to the unversed in Liverpool on 8 December at Royal Court.
Theatrical highlights include local talent, Brian Wharton with his DaDaFest debut with ‘Footballer’s Boyfriend’ on 6 December along with acclaimed performer, Julie McNamara’s new hit, ‘Pig’s Sister’ at the Alima Centre.
Caroline Parker interprets, translates and signs, telling the stories of songs that have touched a generation of music-lovers in her fabulous new show ‘Signs of a Diva’ at the Unity Theatre on 29 November 2006.
And the cream of international deaf artists provides Liverpool with the biggest Deaf Culture Celebration in the UK on 18 November at Liverpool Playhouse. Acts include the superb Ramesh Meyappen (Singapore) and local favourites Common Ground Signed Theatre Company and Frank Essery plus surprise guests.