- Allan Radcliffe
- 10 August 2009
This article is from 2009.
Jeffrey Solomon’s warm, moving monologue depicts the relationship between a young Jewish man and his over-protective mother as she struggles towards accepting his homosexuality. Solomon gives a detailed, almost uncanny, performance as the mother, which derives humour from her initial denial, through tentative acceptance, to out-and-out pride, without ever slipping into caricature.
Sweet Grassmarket, 243 3596, until 31 Aug (not 17), 5.35pm, £9 (£8).