Rob Madge Will Return to the West End With My Son's a Queer | Playbill

London News Rob Madge Will Return to the West End With My Son's a Queer

The autobiographical solo show about being a queer child and their family transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre.

Rob Madge in My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?)
Rob Madge in My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?) Mark Senior

Following a run at the Garrick Theatre earlier this year, Rob Madge's autobiographical show My Son's a Queer, (But What Can You Do?) will return to the West End beginning January 25, 2023. The solo work transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre for a run through March 18.

Beginning with Madge (Oliver!, Les Misérables) at age 12 as they attempt to create a full scale Disney parade in their house for their grandmother, My Son's a Queer tells the story of raising a queer child with all of its joys and chaos. The work originally premiered at Off-West End's The Turbine Theatre in 2021 where it sold out, subsequently transferring to Edinburgh Fringe for another sold-out run before its West End premiere.

Rob Madge in My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?)
Rob Madge in My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?) Mark Senior

Director Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, In the Heights) returns to the show along with composer Pippa Cleary (The Great British Bake Off Musical, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Age 13 ¾). Also reprising their places on the creative team are set and costume designer Ryan Dawson Laight, video designer by George Reeve, and orchestrator Simon Nathan. Joining the team will be lighting designer Jai Morjaria and sound designer Tingying Dong.

READ: Playbill Talks Rob Madge's My Son's A Queer and More on Playbill Goes Fringe Live Blog

The show is produced by Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills.

For tickets and more information, visit TheAmbassadorsTheatre.co.uk.

Check out production photos of the show below.

See Production Images of My Son's A Queer (But What Can You Do?)

 
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