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Who What Where Productions and Theatre503 Presents

i just like you | a gay myth

Written by Zachary Wilcox
Directed by Zachary Wilcox
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Pat needs a husband. They’re 30, single and depressed — floating through Grindr hook-ups with a year left on their visa and searching for something a bit… deeper.

Leo’s a mess. He’s abandoned a seven year relationship to shag his way through all the gays in London and has developed an allergy to intimacy along the way.

And they can’t keep their hands off each other. What could possibly go wrong?

I just like you | a gay myth is an intimate, steamy two hander about the tops, bottoms, and sides of gay dating. Following a sold-out Edinburgh run, this will mark Wilcox’s London debut. I just like you | a gay myth has been long-listed for Theatre503’s 2023 International Playwriting Award and Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2023 37 Plays Award.

Who What Where Productions is a non-profit multi-disciplinary, trans-Atlantic production company and cohort of artists dedicated to producing new works in unusual spaces. In addition to the 2022 Edinburgh run of ‘I just like you | a gay myth’, recent productions include: ‘Spills’ by Ruthie Rado, a site-specific, immersive, and interactive play about a millennials exploring their sexuality (London 2023, New York City 2022, & D.C. 2019); ‘Spark’ by Ruthie Rado, a site-specific play set in a sex club (New York City 2023). Visit our website for more information: wwwproductions.my.canva.site.

Running time: Approx. 85 minutes (no interval)

Age guidance: 18+

Content information: This show contains themes that some audience members may find distressing. If this sounds like it could apply to you, you can view content information here.

Zachary Wilcox

Zachary Wilcox (he/they) is a playwright, director, dramaturg, and yoga teacher originally from Virginia and now based in London. Their most recent credits include: Director, Designer, and Producer of ‘Spills’, a site-specific, immersive, and interactive play by Ruthie Rado (Who What Where Productions, December 2023); Director for Masterclass at Theatre Royal Haymarket's 'Start Your Script' programme (October & February 2023); Director of 'Parting Glass' for Theatre503's ‘Helen’ Rapid Write Response programme (May 2023); Writer, Director, Designer, and Producer of ‘I just like you | a gay myth’ at the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Greenside Venues); Assistant Director for ‘That Is Not Who I Am’ written by Dave Davidson (Lucy Kirkwood) and directed by Lucy Morrison at the Royal Court Theatre (Spring/Summer 2022). Zachary co-founded Who What Where Productions (formerly Who What Where Theater Collective), a trans-Atlantic, multi-disciplinary cohort of artists dedicated to the creation of new works for ​the stage, screen, and beyond. They completed their RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at State Yoga in London in March 2023. They have an MFA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2021) and a BA in Theater (concentrations in Performance and Playwriting/Dramaturgy) from George Mason University (2015). They are a Teaching Artist for Acting for Young People, where they focus on Playwriting programmes.

Dates

Friday 23 February Fri 23 Feb 19:30 Book Now
Saturday 24 February Sat 24 Feb 19:30 Book Now
Artistic Team
Writer
Zachary Wilcox
Director
Zachary Wilcox
Movement Director & Sound Designer
Rupert-Lawrence Worth
Lighting Designer
TheGeorgeNet
Set & Costume Designer
Zachary Wilcox
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Cast
Leo
Conor Mainwaring
Pat
Chandler James

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