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REVIEW: AFL LGBTQI Love Story ‘Become The One’

Reviewed by Shon Ho. While AFL and romance may be an unlikely combination, Become The One, directed by Lyall Brooks, brings the two together to highlight queer love on stage at Riverside. Tom (Chris Asimos) is a closeted AFL player and a favourite to win the Brownlow. He hides behind masculine bravado and the expectations […]

AFL meets queer romance in ‘Become The One’

By Shon Ho. AFL meets queer romance in Lab Kelpie’s production of Become The One at Riverside Theatres. Written by Adam Fawcett and directed by Lyall Brooks, the play examines toxic masculinity and identity against the backdrop of footy. Noah and Tom are opposites. Blokey Tom, a high profile closeted AFL player, nearing the end […]