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A Single Man

Author(s): Based on the book by Christopher Isherwood, adapted by Simon Reade
Company: Troupe in association with Park Theatre
Running time: 1h 30min approx

‘I make myself remember. I am afraid of forgetting. I will have to forget if I want to go on living.’

California, 1962. College professor George is grieving the death of his long-term partner Jim. As a middle-aged gay Englishman living in the Los Angeles suburbs, he is an outsider in every way. Haunted by his past and unable to move forward, we follow him on one very ordinary day. But for George, this is going to be a day like no other…

A Single Man is a darkly amusing study of grief, love and loneliness from the celebrated writer of Goodbye to Berlin, the inspiration for Cabaret.

Performances

Park Theatre, London