Gay Boy at first appears to be a stereotypical young gay man—highly sexed and sassy. But when his vulnerability surfaces after a one-night stand, truths of his past are revealed. In a candid storytelling style, JD Stewart mixes fact and fiction, frankness, and humor to offer an alternative perspective on how gay boys are viewed. Drawing on his time spent in South Korea, Stewart sheds light on a society the West knows little about, and illuminates an aspect of gay culture we only think we understand.
See it if you like a solo show about a gay man who searches for himself in a foreign land. Deals humorously and thoughtfully with typical life-issues.
Don't see it if you are not interested in the lives of gay men especially lonely men searching for connections and love in a foreign country, Korea.
See it if hilarious solo performance by a Scot who went to Korea to teach and seek new meat. Not very good at either but scores telling it with swish.
Don't see it if you don't like solo plays, but this is done with panache, the nelly way. Stewart is a Tisch-trained playwright -- a Scottish David Sedaris.
See it if Like very personal stories. Want to hear the experiences of a gay man.
Don't see it if Are uncomfortable with in depth information on someones sex life. Need more than a single person to hold your interest.
See it if you enjoy 1-person shows, seeing gay culture in a foreign country, exploring ups and downs of friendship & the yearning for connection
Don't see it if you don't like 1-person shows, honest gay language & situations, self-deprecating & self-indulgent protagonists, or expect nudity (not any)
See it if If you like one man show about experiences as a gay man. Some funny observations
Don't see it if The show could me more insightful about cultural differences since the actor was abroad. It's one note at times.
See it if Creative writing, personable, and touching. A story that puts topics out into the open, a tale of coping with life's circumstances.
Don't see it if you are offended easily by listening to how sex is used to cover/cope with other personal issues.
See it if you're not afraid of hearing someone openly discuss sex, relationships, and normally "private" aspects of gay culture.
Don't see it if you can't bear the thought of hearing about someone discuss the above.
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