Patience is a musical comedy originally written in 1881, updated to 2019. Now describing a battle for dominance between hipsters and football players, the operetta features ace, queer and trans characters in a timeless rom-com with fantastic tunes.
Bunthorne is a poet, hipster and Instagram influencer whose name looms large on campus. Everybody worships both his poetry and his person – everybody except Patience, the one person Bunthorne loves apart from himself. Patience runs the campus cafe and cares nothing for poetry, to Bunthorne’s dismay. But when the beautiful Grosvenor appears on the scene, things are about to be turned on their heads: will Bunthorne’s fame endure a rival?