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My Night with Reg

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  32 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
An award-winning gay comedy of manners.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Nick Hern Books (first published September 1995)
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Bradley
Feb 06, 2015 Bradley rated it really liked it
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Between reading Larry Kramer and then reading this work I'm beginning to believe I'll have no hope in finding a decent honorable gay guy to marry.

My Night With Reg concerns 7 guys. First there's Reg. Funny thing is that the reader is never introduced to Reg but we hear about him through the other characters. Then there's Guy. He's the one throwing the housewarming party and our introduction to the rest of this crew: Daniel, John, Bernie, Benny and Eric. We soon learn that all of Guy's guests hav
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Henry Fosdike
Dec 24, 2015 Henry Fosdike rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It took a little while to get going but was marvellously enjoyable once it hit its stride. The fact that Reg is only ever referred to rather than seen is a classic theatrical idea but makes for a lot of nice, funny moments. The structure was spot on too. Heartbreaking, believable and filled with truth, My Night With Reg is a lovely read.
Cami
Apr 19, 2015 Cami rated it liked it
I don't really know how I feel about this play. I think that it is wonderfully written and that the characters are very endearing, but there is something in this story that is missing (for me). I would recommend it to others but it is not my favorite play I have read recently.
Jaykumar Buddhdev
a work so implied that it requires, it demands a second, a third and more readings. and each reading allows the reader to learn and unlearn facets of life haunted by AIDS, unrequited love, homophobia, and even sarcasm, wit and humour seem to be the trademark of queer life.
John
Jan 16, 2012 John rated it it was ok
Interesting play about AIDS but although this is still a problem the whole thing seemed terribly dated
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