Straight White Men/Untitled Feminist Show: Two Plays
Paperback, 168 pages ISBN: 9781559365031Publication Date:
24 Sep 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Straight White Men/Untitled Feminist Show: Two Plays

By Young Jean Lee

Paperback £16.99

Two plays by the award-winning dramatist, the first Asian-American female playwright to be produced on Broadway.

In Straight White Men, it’s Christmas Eve, and Ed has gathered his three adult sons to celebrate with matching pajamas, trash-talking, and Chinese takeout. But when a question they can’t answer interrupts their holiday cheer, they are forced to confront their own identities.

In Untitled Feminist Show, six charismatic stars of the downtown theatre, dance, cabaret, and burlesque worlds come together to invite the audience on an exhilaratingly irreverent, nearly-wordless celebration of a fluid and limitless sense of identity.

'Young Jean Lee is, hands down, the most adventurous downtown playwright of her generation' New York Times

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'Young Jean Lee’s Untitled Feminist Show is one of the more moving and imaginative works I have ever seen on the American stage… what makes it so transcendent is its delicious ability to alternate the pain of being different with a sense of humor about lives not lived among the status quo'

New Yorker

'The twisty, turbulent, argumentative work of Young Jean Lee…will make you flinch, but it’s hard to look away… Lee has always been interested in exposing how we perform our identities. But in Straight White Men, she drills into something more core. Shuck off, subvert, cleave to your gender or race all you like, but a universal horror of weakness remains – a collective orientation toward status, power, control'

New York Times
Paperback, 168 pages ISBN: 9781559365031Publication Date:
24 Sep 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Also by Young Jean Lee:

Lear
The Shipment and Lear: two plays
Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and Other Plays
The Shipment
We're Gonna Die

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