Etcetera Theatre

Modern Romance

Modern Romance

*‘Oh come on. That’s different. I’m not abandoning him. My name won’t be on
the birth certificate. Legally he can’t belong to me.’*



*‘But you would belong to him.’*



Modern Romance is a sensational piece of new writing that looks at love and
how our experience of it today is different from any other moment in
history.

Like a dramatic scrapbook, the show pieces together the fragments of a 21st
century love affair. It centres on Adam and Isaac, two lovers whose
relationship is thrown into question when Adam agrees to donate semen to a
beautifully icy co-worker.

The play is a study of jealousy, technology and dreams. Fantasy, Tinder,
atheism, lipstick, song, Obama and violence come together to question
whether love can survive in the age of technology.


 
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