Tuesday, November 29

Tag: Split Infinitive

Three Way – Empty Space
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Three Way – Empty Space

Midlands-based theatre company Split Infinitive have rightly identified that the ‘B’ of LGBTQ+ is an oft-overlooked if not snubbed sexuality within the community. Their endeavour to address this comes in the form of Three Way, a trio of monologues centred around the love lives of three conflicted men. Though a focus on the experiences of bisexual males is deliberate, omitting a female narrative is certainly a missed opportunity since it would have offered a wider perspective on the prejudices faced by all those who are bi. The intention of this piece is sincere, but it often fans the flames of the stereotypes associated with bisexuality, rather than challenging them: arguably, one of the characters is not even bisexual, instead falling into the ‘bi now, gay later’ box that Three Way...