Southwark Playhouse, London
Southwark Playhouse, London
Our Review 3 / 5

Josh and Alex, a married couple in an open relationship, invite Darius to share their bed one night. When a new intimate connection begins to form, all three men must come head to head with one another’s notions of love, intimacy, and commitment.

The UK premiere of Afterglow will be staged at the Southwark Playhouse for seven weeks. 

Previews from |
5th June 2019
Opening date |
11th June 2019
Booking from |
14th August 2020
Available until |
20th July 2019
Closes |
20th July 2019
S. Asher Gelman
Tom O'Brien
David Howe
David Gregory
Libby Todd
Lee Crowley
Libby Todd
Cast list:
Jesse Fox, Sean Hart, Danny Mahoney

Southwark Playhouse Venue Information

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD
Nearest tube:
Elephant & Castle, Borough

Customer reviews

Our Review of Afterglow


This import of a gay-themed play from Off-Broadway is quite an eyeful, in every sense. The poster and production photography already lead you into an expectation that there will be three buff men in various states of undress; and for once, there's plenty of truth in advertising. Read more

Latest Afterglow News & Features

UK premiere of Afterglow to be staged at Southwark Playhouse
Thursday, 28 February, 2019
It has been announced that the UK premiere of Afterglow will take place at Southwark Playhouse later in the year. Afterglow tells the story of Josh and Alex, a married couple who invite another man to share their bed with them. As the three develop intimate relationships grow closer to one another, the three must face each other’s ideas of what it means to be in love, as well as their attitudes towards intimacy and commitment. Afterglow will run at...
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