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Gently Down the Stream

Dec 3, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022

By Martin Sherman

West Coast Premiere

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Beau has spent decades of his life trying to blend into a world that told him to be invisible. Enter Rufus, who lives his life openly and becomes fascinated with the much older Beau. When these two very different men fall into a whirlwind romance, they’re left to navigate a relationship neither expect, but both depend on. Spanning over a decade, Gently Down the Stream is a bittersweet, brilliantly funny romance about being a gay man in the 21st century and finding love along the way.

 

By Martin Sherman

West Coast Premiere

Playing Dec 3, 2021-Jan 9, 2022

 

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reviewS

 

“Tender, funny and unconventional romance” - Variety

 

“Rich in moments of pathos and humor” - Hollywood Reporter


“It’s a triumph” - Stage Review UK

 

“A deeply felt gem” - The Arts Desk

 

“Epic sweep of LGBT history” - The Daily Beast

 

PLAYWRIGHT AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Pulitzer Prize-nominee for Bent

Tony Award-nominee for Best Play for Bent and Best Book of a Musical for The Boy from Oz

Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play for Rose

 

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