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OLEANNA

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

Shaftesbury Arts Centre: The Lounge

Friday 30th June, Saturday 1 July, Sunday 2 July

3.30pm (1 hr 40 mins)

Tickets £8

No age restriction.


Oleanna


TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT


He said it was a lesson. She said it was sexual harassment.    

When a college Professor agrees to meet a struggling student behind closed doors, their conversation yields only mutual misunderstanding. Suddenly accused of sexual harassment by his student Carol, the play depicts the power struggle between the two of them. As their antipathy turns ugly, it destroys lives, derails careers and ultimately leads to a cataclysmic event that no one could have expected. 

The premiere of the play provoked arguments and even fights. It's a scathing satire on political correctness, and attack on casual sexism. 

It challenges the audience to take sides, then challenges the sides the audience takes.