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Off-Broadway News Edinburgh Fringe Favorite Bacon to Play Soho Playhouse

Sophie Swithinbank's play explores masculinity, sexuality, and power.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe favorite Bacon will play Off-Broadway's SoHo Playhouse in the new year.

Written by Sophie Swithinbank and directed by Matthew Iliffe, the play will premiere in the United States as part of the 2024 International Fringe Encore Series, running for 24 performances from January 4 to January 28, 2024. January 8 will be the official opening.

Bacon explores masculinity, sexuality and power through the lens of youth friendship. When new student Mark meet the out of control Darren, they two soon form a dangerously entwined friendship that threatens to veer off course.

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The U.S. premiere will star Corey Montague-Sholay as Mark and William Robinson as Darren. Bacon contains depictions of physical and sexual violence, references to self-harm and abuse, haze, and strobe lighting.

The production team will include set and costume designer Natalie Johnson, lighting designer Ryan Joseph Stafford, sound designer Mwen, fight and intimacy director Jess Tucker Boyd, voice coach Frankie Aaronovitch-Bruce, casting consultant Nadine Rennie, and production manager Chloe Stally-Gibson. Hannah Farley-Hills is producing for HFH Productions.

For more information, visit FringeEncoreSeries.com.

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