The Glass Protégé to debut this April
A story of forbidden gay lovers…
The Glass Protégé by Dylan Costello, a dark drama makes its UK debut this April. The play, directed by Matthew Gould will open at the award-winning Park Theatre on April 14th.
The play takes place in Hollywood, 1949 at a time when studio bosses held absolute power and movie stars were used as pawns. A young British actor, Patrick Glass becomes involved in a homosexual love affair with a famous co-star and as a result feels the career-destroying force of a one of these powerful studios.
Forty years later the past comes to light and the consequences of this forbidden love affair are revealed.
Costello’s other plays include Fresh Meat, Secret Boulevard and Hello. His short film Edge of Existence was shown to world leaders at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit in December 2009 and his screenplay Coronado won in the PAGE international Screenwriting Contest in Hollywood and is currently being produced by Polaris Productions, filming is to start in 2015.
The play debuts in the UK after a 6 week run in Chicago. The play contains strong language and scenes of nudity and is suitable for a 16+ audience.
Words Ryan Smith, gtdigi.co.uk from just