Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd presents this bittersweet, Olivier Award-winning comedy about gender, sexuality, and being a long way from home. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival. More…
It's New Year's in Rotterdam, and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents to tell them she's gay. But before she can hit send, her lover, Fiona, reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one named Adrian. As Adrian begins his transition, Alice must face a question she never thought she'd ask: Does this mean she's straight?
See it if Deep, profound and moving. Fleshed out characters and motives. Relatable in so many human ways. Superb acting! Clear why it won the Olivier.
Don't see it if You don't care about LGBT themes.
See it if You want to see a realistic emotional story performed by INCREDIBLE actors. The journey of these characters is riveting start to finish.
Don't see it if You dislike shows with LGBT themes.
See it if Wonderful exploration of sexuality, love, and searching for self-understanding. Excellent characters, dialog, and youthful setting.
Don't see it if You are not interested in alternative sexuality and gender issues. You don't like relationship dramas.
See it if You are interested in learning about the current societal issue of transgender as it relates to young people. This is a play with a heart !
Don't see it if You cannot deal with seeing very painful and very personal issues of sexual identity portrayed literally almost in your face. See it anyway!
See it if You enjoy strong female led casts that are funny and smart. Heartbreaking & beautiful, worth the tears and the length.
Don't see it if A play about sexuality and transformation aren't for you. It's 2.5hrs and it does drag in places, but the overall story makes it worth it.
See it if you want to see an intense depiction of the impact of transgender transitioning on the person involved as well as on friends and family.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the topic of gender identity.
Also The performance by Anna Martine Freeman as Fiona/Adrian is stunning.
See it if you enjoy excellent acting, an extremely current plot, moving and thought-provoking subject matter.
Don't see it if transgender and gay subject matter is a turn-off for you. Otherwise, don't miss it.
See it if Coming out and facing issues of sexual orientation and gender identity interest you. Very intense problems and situations.
Don't see it if You prefer to ignore and remain ignorant of LGBTQ issues.
See it if Affecting play about gender roles, with one character graceful and confused, two confusing in their motivation and one annoyingly strident.
Don't see it if Still, the sliding scale of gender identity is explored bravely and sympathetically, as is the willingness to face up to issues.
See it if You want an exceptional play dealing with the delicate topic of transgender and gay relationships affecting those involved and beyond.
Don't see it if The subject mentioned above turns you off.
See it if you're interested in stories about gay & transgender topics, are open-minded, OK with brief partial nudity & language
Don't see it if are not interested in LGBT topics, don't enjoy small,close up intimate theater setting, are offended by language and brief partial nudity
See it if you are interested in gender, sexuality, seeing an excellent, intimate performance that is both funny and thoughtful
Don't see it if you are homophobic, want a big production
See it if You want to know more about people you care for in crisis. The couple is facing a challenge to their relationship and love. Can love survive
Don't see it if You don't care to view couples in crisis.
See it if Examinations of sexual orientation and gender identity fascinate U, U like the intimacy of a tiny theater where action is in your face.
Don't see it if You prefer more intellectual and theoretical discussions of the above, would find fault with slight tendency to overacting and soap-opera.
See it if Beautifully acted and written drama about identity, love and compassion. You truly care about these characters. Many moved to tears at end.
Don't see it if You don't care for plays about transgender people.
See it if You want to watch a great drama and see the plight of lgbtq group. One of the best acting that I have ever seen.
Don't see it if You hate lgbtq themes. Or else don't miss it! A little bit slow in Act 1, but Act 2 is beyond amazing!
See it if you want a deeply emotional show that touches on a variety of queer themes. I'm not a crier, but I sobbed during a particular scene.
Don't see it if you don't like queer subject matter, or you're looking for something light.
See it if want to see a very original coming-out identity play with lots of interesting insights. Some rough edges, but well conceived and performed.
Don't see it if you are not ready to empathize with two people finding themselves.
See it if You want to see a play with a wonderful message about human relationships.
Don't see it if You don't like gay themed plays or prefer a larger production.
See it if You have an interest in LGBT issues and real discussions around sexuality and gender. You enjoy great acting and thought provoking subjects
Don't see it if You have no interest in discussions of gender and LGBT relationships. Want a big production. This is intimate and real.
See it if You are someone who thinks about gender fluidity, likes well-written plays that provoke thought & discussion, support new plays.
Don't see it if You've got unchangeable opinions about the gender binary.