Straight White Men (Southwark Playhouse)
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Straight White Men (Southwark Playhouse)

Straight White Men (Southwark Playhouse) London Reviews and Tickets

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About the Show

The UK premiere of a play by the critically acclaimed dramatist Young Jean Lee.

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Critic Reviews (4)

London Theatre
November 17th, 2021

The actors are all terrific, the fiercely electric Mugnaioni especially so in a role that makes full use of his singularly springy energy...What issues I have come from a feeling that Lee’s provocative structure doesn’t deliver fully on its promise...
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The Guardian (UK)
November 17th, 2021

Though at times too gentle in its approach, Straight White Men is a timely identity study that gives a powerful critique of 21st-century white male psychology.
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The London Evening Standard
November 17th, 2021

The majority of the action is almost sitcom-like, as three adult brothers return to their dad’s house for Christmas...Lee’s play is funny, well-observed, often surprisingly gentle, and refreshingly nuanced.
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The Arts Desk
November 18th, 2021

The Korean-American writer Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men, currently enjoying its UK debut at Southwark Playhouse, is presented within a frame that cleverly and radically alters what’s inside it...This is a nicely judged production from Steven Kunis, impressively choreographed by Christina Fulcher.
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