CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Queen City Theatre Company will present Mike Bartlett’s “Cock” (The Cockfight Play, aka “—-”) from Nov. 7-23 at Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College.

The play tells the story of John who breaks up with his boyfriend and then finds the girl of his dreams. Both suitors are willing to wait for a decision, as well as fight for him. It hails from New York’s Off-Broadway run, now making its regional debut in Charlotte. It stars Glenn T. Griffin, Iesha Hoffman, Kristian Wedolowski and Hank West. The production is for mature audiences only and contains adult content.

It received the Olivier Award in the UK for Best Original Play.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 7, 13-14 and 19-21 and 8 p.m. on Nov. 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23. There is a special discount for the Nov. 13 performance at $15.

Tickets are $22-24 and may be purchased online. Student and senior discounts are available.


Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.