19:00, Tue 31st October – Sat 4th November 2017 at Corpus Playroom
Michaelmas Week 4
“Out. Out. What does it mean? In the closet. Out of the closet” Into the ghetto”
It is 1992, Section 28 prohibits the "promotion" of homosexuality in schools, and the age of consent for gay men is twenty-one. Sixteen-year old Steven is suffering the horrors of being a desire-filled gay teen, while his only role models are anguished, closeted men who depend on furtive sex in public bathrooms.
His teacher, Simon Hutton, the one person who could help him and a teacher at his all-boys Catholic school, is determined not to let the same reticence that limited him force Steven to succumb to the paralysis of victimhood.
Yet, the love Steven dreams of seems as far off in Hutton’s world as in his own.