Straight White Men

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12th Avenue Arts (map) Capitol Hill
Mon, Thurs-Sun at 7:30 pm. Through Jan 29

Recommended by Rich Smith

In Washington Ensemble Theatre's Northwest debut of this family drama about three brothers mulling over their varying degrees of success during a Christmas vacation, Young Jean Lee holds whiteness and straightness and maleness up to the light for a proper examination that's long overdue. Something tells me that director Sara Porkalob, who has written extensively on the issue, is going to have a lot of fun with this one. Though there's plenty of fodder for her, theater critic Charles Isherwood says the play "goes far beyond cheap satire, ultimately becoming a compassionate and stimulating exploration of one man’s existential crisis."

By Young Jean Lee. Directed by Sara Porkalob.

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12th Avenue Arts

1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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  • Mon, Thurs-Sun at 7:30 pm. Through Jan 29
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