ROTTERDAM Cancelled In Southampton Following Homophobic Attack

ROTTERDAM Cancelled In Southampton Following Homophobic Attack

Performances of Jon Brittain's play Rotterdam at Nuffield Southampton Theatres were cancelled following an attack on two members of the cast.

The assault took place on Saturday, 8 June, in the street in Southampton.

The production announced the cancellation and described the incident on Twitter:

In a subsequent update, the production's account went into further details:

Nuffield Southampton Theatres posted a statement in support:

Rotterdam, a bittersweet comedy which explores gender and sexuality, is currently touring the UK following acclaimed performances in London, New York and Los Angeles.

The actors who were targeted are Lucy Jane Parkinson and Rebecca Banatvala, who are a couple in real life as well as co-starring in the play.

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