Definition of Orton, Joe in English:

Orton, Joe

proper noun

  • (1933–67), English playwright; born John Kingsley Orton. He wrote a number of unconventional black comedies, examining corruption, sexuality, and violence; they include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964) and Loot (1965). Orton was murdered by his homosexual lover, who then committed suicide.


Orton, Joe