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Straight White Men - La Boite Theatre

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 May 27th 2016 7:30am

Straight White Men

Presented by La Boite and State Theatre Company comes ‘Straight White Men’, this intriguing sit-com is brought to you by one of America’s most exciting theatre producers Young Jean Lee.

This comical tale tells of a widowed father Ed who has his three middled aged boys home for the Christmas period and all the shenanigans that follow.

With people dressed in questionable pyjamas, take out Chinese and endless good natured brotherly jeering, trash talk and mocking back chat it comes as a surprise when this happy go lucky family face a problem they can’t solve. It’s a problem of privilege, identity matters and the value of being a straight white male is questioned.

This confronting theatre performance delves into the depths of western cultural issues using wit and comedy this is an intriguing and comical look at society.

Young Jean Lee is an Obie Award winning New York theatre maker and playwright who has been dubed ‘the most adventurous playwright of her generation’; don’t miss her hilariously funny Australian debut of 'Straight White Men' at La Boite, Roundhouse Theatre from 27th July to 13th August 2016

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