One man sits down reading a book, and another leans intimately over his shoulder to read it too.

About Kabosh Theatre: Callings

“There’s queers in every county, homosexuals in the every hamlet, gays in every gable.
And tonight you’ll be talking to some of them.”

As the 70’s rage on, the telephone rings…

Callings follows five queer people who found sanctuary and community on the other end of the phone by seeking solace in Cara-Friend – a befriending service set up in the 1970’s to support the many hidden LGBTQ+ individuals across the north of Ireland.

In an era when the government attempted to quash their right to exist, these moments of connection were an act of resistance and rebellion.

“Someone out there has been plucking up the courage for god knows how long, tonight they’ll pick up the phone and you’ll be there for them….’

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