Project Description

‘A smart, sensitive, utterly contemporary comedy’

The New York Times

‘A slick, fast-paced production. The play wrestles with broad themes of love, religion and loss, but does so with a lightness of touch and much wit’

Time Out


‘The structure amplifies the urgency of the play’s debate, and it is played with truthful, touching conviction by a cast led by Charlie Condou’s and Martin Delaney’

The Stage


‘The lasts must-see gay play’

Gay Times


‘A play about relationships between family members, whether accepted or not, and how love, commitment and belief are the ultimate bedrock of civilisation itself’

London Theatre


‘Next Fall is one of the more impressive productions of gay theatre in recent years’

Jonathan Baz

Next Fall portrays the ups and downs of Adam and Luke’s long term relationship and how they make it work – despite their differences. Luke is devoutly religious, while Adam is an atheist. However, following an unexpected accident which changes everything, Adam must turn to Luke’s family and friends for support…and answers. This timely and compelling new American play goes beyond a typical love story and paints a beautiful and funny portrait of modern romance, questioning commitment, faith and unconditional love.


Writer – Geoffrey Nauffts
Director – Luke Sheppard
Designer – David Woodhead
Lighting Designer – Howard Hudson
Sound Designer & Composer – David Gregory
Movement Director –
Dialect – Richard Ryder
Casting Director – Sophie Parrott CDG
Advertising & Marketing – EMG Media & Marketing
Press & Publicity – Kevin Wilson PR


Charlie Condou
Nancy Crane
Ben Cura
Martin Delaney
Mitchell Mullen
Sirina Saba

Southwark Playhouse