Cock is a bold, eyebrow-raising and expectation-generating title but rest assured, Silo Theatre’s latest play is not what you’d expect. Director Shane Bosher’s version of the Olivier award-winner by British playwright Mike Bartlett is a simple, understated and tense comedy.

After seven years, John, the hapless and sad-faced protagonist, decides he is tired of his boyfriend constantly judging him. So he dumps him then, in the throes of the post-break-up post-mortem, meets and sleeps with a woman for the first time.

The experience goes well but then John decides he wants to get back with his ex and drama ensues.

 

Full review published at nzherald.co.nz

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