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Tag: My Night With Reg

My Night With Reg – Turbine Theatre
London

My Night With Reg – Turbine Theatre

Kevin Elyotand’s 1994 comedy ‘My Night With Reg’ is a heartwarming exploration of the lives of a group of friends set against the backdrop of a mounting AIDS crisis. Winning an Olivier Award for Best Comedy after its transfer to the West End's Criterion Theatre in its original run, this revival directed by Matt Ryan is an ambitious attempt to capture the fragile lives of the gay community in the 80s as personal insecurities and anxieties quickly gave way to a larger question about their legacy and mortality. This production by The Turbine Theatre is successful in highlighting some of these dilemmas but is unable to sustain the larger argument put forth by the playwright. The story follows the lives of 30-something men, some friends and others mere acquaintances, over a period of severa...
My Night With Reg Revival to Open at Turbine Theatre This Summer
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My Night With Reg Revival to Open at Turbine Theatre This Summer

The Turbine Theatre proudly presents Kevin Elyot’s award-winning dark comedy My Night With Reg in a dazzling new revival, directed by Matt Ryan. The production will run from 7th July – 21st August 2021.  Paul Taylor-Mills, Artistic Director, The Turbine Theatre said, “I’m beyond privileged that our first production to reopen The Turbine Theatre will be a revival of Kevin Elyot’s seminal play My Night With Reg. This witty and poignant portrait of a moment in time remains relevant 27 years after its premiere and is without doubt one of my favourite plays. The work remains one of the most important gay plays ever written and is an intricate exploration of both the beauty and complexities of gay life and relationships and their position in society. Upon re-reading the play a few mo...