The phrase “guilty pleasure” has long outlived its usefulness.
A married couple and their one-night-stand, when a new intimate connection begins to form, must come to terms with their individual definitions of love, loyalty, and trust as futures are questioned, relationships are shaken, and commitments are challenged. ” If you’re in NYC and haven’t seen @afterglowtheplay yet, don’t miss out! Since coming out, I’ve always been intrigued by the diverse types of relationships we see across the gay community. From the second the curtain drops to reveal three completely naked men onstage, it’s clear “Afterglow” will be a must-see among New York theatergoers who appreciate the male form.
I loved seeing Afterglow’s take on the ups and downs of one couple’s relationship, and for every question I’ve ever had about open relationships, monogamy, having kids as a gay man, etc…it was such a relatable story to watch. “I think we got to the theater a lot of the time to escape our reality and be transported somewhere else for a couple of hours, and then we leave the theater and maybe we’ve had a great experience, but ultimately it doesn’t affect us,” he said.
Acting was on POINT and the story was something all too real in the gay community.
If you get a chance I highly recommend that you take an evening to go watch the play. Big PLUS there are naked bodies and shower scenes throughout 🙈🙊😅 “‘Afterglow’ is a zeitgeist of our time. Asher Gelman about emotional, intellectual, and physical connections between three men.
That’s one reason why I (and, judging by the number of comments, you as well) enjoy reading Mandi Bierly’s Pop Watch Confessional columns.