Rotterdam

Rotterdam

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The Girl on the Train
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The Girl on the Train The Girl on the Train & The History of Everything The Girl on the Train & The History of Everything & Plus1 more...
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Thomas Page Dances
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Shakespeare's Globe on Tour
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“No, Alice, I don’t want to become a man, I just want to stop trying to be a woman.”

Following a critically-acclaimed West End run, Jon Brittain's Olivier Award-winning, Rotterdam is embarking on a UK tour.

It's New Year in Rotterdam and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents and tell them she's gay. But before she can hit send, her girlfriend Fiona reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one named Adrian.

As Adrian begins his transition, Alice must face a question she never thought she'd ask... does this mean she's straight?

This bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home is written by Jon Brittain, co-creator of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, and writer of What Would Spock Do? and The Sexual Awakening of Peter Mayo.

Duration: 2 hours 10mins with interval

"Sharp, witty and mind-blowing 'current' that is a great new play"

Louise Chantal

Director/CEO

Book Tickets

Age guideline 16+

Full Circle and Enjoy get 50% off a pair of tickets for opening night or Saturday matinee

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Education Pack

  • Smartly observed and very funny... warm and emotionally intelligent.
       
    Evening Standard
  • Brittain's play is another reminder - war, witty and wise - of the stupidity of thinking that there are only two genders.
       
    Time Out
  • This beautifully structured evening keeps blending the laugh-out-loud funny and the dab-your-eyes tender. Very funny, very human, very touching, very entertaining... Wonderful
       
    The Times
  • Superb - insightful, energetic and perfectly-paced.
       
    What'sOnStage

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