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S Asher Gelman’s hit off-Broadway play about intimacy and gay relationships premieres in the UK.

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Critic Reviews (5)

London Theatre
June 12th, 2019

Some of this may seem pretty obvious, even cliched... Yet I was still absorbed and occasionally challenged, too, as the three actors brought an openness and a moving vulnerability of feeling...'
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The London Evening Standard
June 13th, 2019

Polyamory with a paper-thin plot... A briefly glimpsed threesome gets Afterglow off to a racy start, but thereafter there are tight boxer shorts where tight plotting would be more useful.'
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What's On Stage (UK)
June 13th, 2019

...Gelman has written a blisteringly honest, commendably non-judgemental examination of gay intimacy, polyamorous relationships and the toll sexual freedom can take on the individuals involved.'
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The Stage (UK)
June 12th, 2019

There’s very little in this undemanding play that feels either radical or challenging. The plot is predictable, the characters two-dimensional and the production stuffed with gratuitous nudity.'
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Time Out London
September 12th, 2019

This saucy gay comedy-drama has been a cult hit in New York, but its UK premiere is wearying and cliched...feels like a straight play in gay drag – a wasted opportunity to portray real lives in real ways.'
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