“Happy Endings are Extra,” a new stage production by Ashraf Johaardien, is opening at Santa Ana’s Empire Theatre, located at 202 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, on Friday, Oct. 2. The Theatre Out production will run through Oct. 25.
Johaardien’s drama concerns a middle-aged Cape Town bisexual who falls under the spell of a teenage male prostitute. As the man’s infatuation boils over into obsession, his carefully compartmentalized emotional life crumbles, wrecking his relationship with his longtime girlfriend. (Chicago Reader). Continue reading