URBANITE READING SERIES

BOY

By Anna Ziegler

Directed by Brendan Ragan

April 15-16, 2018 @ 8PM

The Urbanite Reading Series features staged readings of newer works we're considering giving full productions. All readings will include talkbacks following the reading, where your feedback is crucial.

Inspired by a true story, BOY explores the complicated terrain of trying to find love in a new body, and the inextricable bonds between doctor and patient. In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident. Two decades later, the repercussions of that choice continue to unfold

Content Disclaimer: Contains adult language and themes

CAST

Chase Alford

Adam Turner

Harry Lipstein*

Dr. Wendell Barnes

Cheyenne Alford

Jenny

Amanda Schlacter

Trudy

Tom Foley

Doug

“With uncommon empathy and startling insight, BOY gets to the conflict between medicine and science.”

-Theatermania

“Ziegler’s intelligent script lays out this complex story with precision and grace.”

-Huffington Post

“Anna Ziegler’s captivating new play…is already a chief contender for the most insightful, gut-wrenching, and beautiful play of 2016…Dazzingly, deliciously alive from start to finish…"

-Talkin' Broadway

*Denotes member of Actors' Equity