legendary gay dive bar 9th Avenue Saloon. But when Finch starts dating Hawk (Max Kantor), a “finance bro” who works for a pharmaceutical company, Bunting is enraged by a choice he considers far beneath his friend.
Meanwhile, Bunting navigates an open relationship with Cock (Gabriel Neumann), but his new boyfriend is keeping a big secret.
Rough Trade dives into the vicious, insular, and occasionally loving world of gay New York with startling honesty.Rough Trade is a ferociously funny new work, unforgiving in its assessment of New York’s toxic gay community.
If it were just a savage satire, it would be a hilarious and worthwhile one. But Kev Berry’s excellent play, which runs Off-Broadway at The Tank through April 8, goes deeper as it progresses.