Rotterdam by Jon BrittainRotterdam by Jon Brittain


byJon Brittain

Paperback | August 16, 2016

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No, Alice, I don't want to become a man, I just want to stop trying to be a woman. 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 reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one. Now Alice must face a question she never thought she'd ask . . . does this mean she's straight? A bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home. Rotterdam received its world premiere at Theatre503, London, in October 2015, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios, London, in May 2016.
Jon Brittain is a playwright, comedy writer and director. His plays include The Wake, Phillipa and Will are Now in a Relationship, The Sexual Awakening of Peter Mayo and My Imaginary Friend Patrick Stewart. He co-created Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, was one of the Theatre503 Five, has written on shows for Cartoon Network and direct...
Title:RotterdamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 7.75 × 5.1 × 0.25 inPublished:August 16, 2016Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1350018333

ISBN - 13:9781350018334

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Jon Brittain's warm-hearted new play manages to speak eloquently about a complex issue while at the same time being properly laugh-out-loud funny. It's an arresting combination and likely to prove another winner . . . this is a very human play, one that never feels overtly issue-driven or forced. . . . Sweet, heartfelt and funny new play about gender, identity and love