Overview

Synopsis

This cheekily titled play about an unconventional love triangle earned rave reviews in London and New York, picking up an Olivier Award in the process. It premieres in Australia filled with hot young talent, and with music composed by Missy Higgins.
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Reviews

4

When it’s funny it’s hilarious, and when it moves you, it’s a theatrical gut-punch.

Herald Sun
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Synopsis

Earning rave reviews from its New York and London seasons, Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett’s razor-sharp play dissects one man’s emotional indecision in our commitment-phobic age.

John is dissatisfied with his relationship and wants out. Or maybe he just wants time out, a break from his needy boyfriend for a few weeks. Or maybe months. Actually, the whole problem is John doesn’t know what he wants. But while he’s thinking things through, he meets a girl, and is faced with a whole new world of possibilities and complications.

Three lovers battle it out to stake a claim on each other’s hearts in this cheekily titled contemporary comedy of manners. For its Australian premiere, this production is set to original music by Missy Higgins and will be directed by MTC Associate Director Leticia Cáceres.

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News & Reviews

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Reviews

4

When it’s funny it’s hilarious, and when it moves you, it’s a theatrical gut-punch.

Herald Sun

One of the finest pieces of writing I’ve seen on Australian stages in years. Well worth seeing.

Daily Review

Sharp, incisive and intelligent.

artsHub

A captivating piece of theatre.

Stage Whispers

Leticia Cáceres’s direction is exquisite

Aussie Theatre

Boldly conceived.

The Australian

This is one cockfight you’ll want to see.

The Music

The perfect date show: bring him and her.

Time Out New York

feisty, hypnotic and oddly energizing exercise in emotional carnage.

The New York Times

a terrific contemporary play that puts much of other theater to shame.

Huffington Post

Venues

Attendance Information

  • Recommended for 15 years and older
  • Contains frequent coarse language, sexual references, partial nudity and simulated sex scenes.
  • Audio Described performances: 4 March 6.30pm and 8 March 4pm; Tactile Tour: 8 March 3pm; Captioned performance: 15 March 4pm.
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