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In the News
“Trans Scripts” intends to highlight the similarities shared between all people, regardless of their differences.
Boston Globe: Exploring differences — and sameness — through the real stories of trans women (January 19, 2017)
The stories in “Trans Scripts” deal at times with bullying, family acceptance (or lack thereof) of gender, problems in the workplace, and the difficulty of getting appropriate medical care related to transition. But the examples of tribulation are balanced with examples of victory.
Bianca Leigh’s character in Trans Scripts puts it, “We have hundreds and thousands and tens of thousands and hundreds of thousands of stories.” And those stories, in all of their complexity and authenticity, deserve to be onstage.
When it comes to making theater, it's a good sign if you can get people to cry.
"I am hoping to show a nice breadth of the trans community. And asked myself, what things are essential that I definitely need to have in the script?"
Paul Lucas, a successful, gay New York-based stage producer, knew there were thousands of untold stories from within trans communities all over the world. He set out to find some of them.
Award-winning journalist & transgender superstar preps for Trans Scripts at A.R.T.
The transgender performer Our Lady J keeps evolving.
AutoStraddle: Brouhaha’s Trans Women of Color Storytelling is Healing, is the Revolution (January 9, 2017)
In the Bay Area, queer and trans people of color (QTPOC) have managed to carve out communities, safe spaces, and even arts organizations, despite rapid gentrification that has made San Francisco the most expensive rental market in the country.
This holiday season, it’s gratifying to encounter at least one Victorian-era entertainment that doesn’t end with wassail, Tiny Tim and his crutch.