A powerful new stage adaptation of Christopher Isherwood’s masterpiece
Powerful and sexy, A Single Man is a darkly amusing study of grief, love and loneliness from the celebrated writer of Goodbye to Berlin, the inspiration for Cabaret. Book tickets to A Single Man at the Park Theatre.
Known to many through Tom Ford’s film, Christopher Isherwood’s masterpiece is now given a wry and compassionate retelling in Simon Reade’s new adaptation for the stage
A Single Man features in The Guardian’s 100 Best Novels Written in English, where it is described as ‘a work of compressed brilliance.’
A Single Man is booking from 19 October 2022 until 26 November 2022 at the Park Theatre, London.
What is A Single Man about?
California, 1962. College professor George is grieving the death of his long-term partner Jim. As a middle-aged gay Englishman living in the Los Angeles suburbs, he is an outsider in every way. Haunted by his past and unable to move forward, we follow him on one very ordinary day. But for George, this is going to be a day like no other.
Who’s in the cast of A Single Man?
The cast includes Theo Fraser Steele, soon to appear as Timothy Laurence in Series 5 of The Crown, stars as George, with Rachel Pickup (Wonder Woman) as Charley, Miles Molan as Kenny/Jim, Freddie Gaminara as Male Paramedic/Mr Strunk/Alex/Nurse/Bartender, and Phoebe Pryce as Female Paramedic/Mrs Strunk/Maria/Doris.
Based on the book by Christopher Isherwood, A Single Man is adapted by Simon Reade and directed by Philip Wilson.
Joining Philip Wilson in the creative team are Movement Director Natasha Harrison, Set And Costume Designer Caitlin Abbott, Lighting Designer Peter Harrison, and Sound Designer And Composer Beth Duke.
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Matinees: Thursday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
PLEASE NOTE: Latecomers may not be admitted.
There will be an Audio Described performance on Saturday 12 November at 15.00
Contains themes of grief, loss and themes of a sexual nature.
Venue InformationPark Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, N4 3JP
Nearest Tube or Train: Finsbury Park (National Rail, Victoria Line, Piccadilly Line)
Nearest Buses: 210, W3, W10, 4, 29, 153, 253, 254, 259, N23, N253, N279