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Sensitive Guys

US writer MJ Kaufman’s biting social satire unpacks what it really means - and costs - to stand up and be heard.

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Sensitive Guys

Date: 23 Apr 2019

In the safe space of a small liberal arts college, the student-led Men’s Peer Education Group works on unlearning their male privilege and unpacking questions like, “What’s like the trick to being a good guy?”

In the same meeting room, The Women’s Survivor Support Group, works on their plan to totally eradicate all sexual violence within five years.

But when an incident occurs between one of the members from each group, it threatens to unravel their fundamental purpose and shake the university to its foundation.

MJ Kaufman’s biting social satire casts female identifying actors as both male and female students trying to understand what it really means – and costs – to stand up and be heard.

Blazey Best (King of Pigs) directs this Sydney premiere. Nancy Dennis, Natasha Cheng, Alex Malone, Shell McKenzie and Samm Ward feature.

Read Kate Prendergast’s review.

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