Sunday, 22 July 2018

Outings at Oxford Playhouse

THE day a gay man or woman ’comes out’ can be the most liberating or nerve-wracking

THE day a gay man or woman ’comes out’ can be the most liberating or nerve-wracking of their lives.

Outings
, a show at Oxford Playhouse, is a powerful piece of verbatim theatre featuring more than 20 true stories from gay people around the world.

This poignant and entertaining evening explores stories inspired by the coming out of celebrities including Ellen Page, Ricky Martin and Tom Daley, with raw contributions from a wide variety of people from different countries.

Outings
was the hit of Edinburgh Festival last year, and was nominated for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award.

It is directed by Tony Award-winning David Grindley (



Pygmalion
,

Journey’s End
) and performed by comedians including Andrew Doyle and Camille Ucan. They will be joined by guest star Owen Jones, a regular

Guardian
columnist, author of the acclaimed books

Chavs
and

The Establishment
, and frequent political commentator on shows including BBC’s
Outings evolves as new stories are submitted, so each performance is a  unique insight into these heartfelt, hilarious and emotionally charged real-life experiences.

Tickets start at £11. Call 01865 305305 or visit www.oxfordplayhouse.com





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