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About Straight White Men

As Ed, a widower, prepares to celebrate Christmas, he calls his three grown sons back to the family home. Games are played, Chinese food is ordered, and brotherly pranks and trashtalk distract them from the ongoing issue that threatens to ruin the festivities: when personal

identity is essential and privilege is a problem, what is a straight white man to do? Raucous, surprising and fearless—the ever-adventurous Young Jean Lee takes an outside look at the traditional father/son play narrative, shedding new light on a story we think we know all too well.

A Korean American playwright whose work revels in subverting stereotypes, Lee compassionately investigates the newest ethnic group on the scene in a way that is as hilarious as it is revealing.

Charlie Condou (playing Matt) is a British actor, columnist and LGBTQ+ rights activist best known for playing Marcus Dent in Coronation Street and Ben Sherwood in Holby City. He is joined by Kamari Romeo and Kim Tatum as the Persons in Charge…

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Southwark Playhouse

77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD

Opening 16th September

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