I Am My Own Wife
By Doug Wright
Directed by Rebecca Martínez
February 5 – March 1, 2020
OPEN CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE: February 21, 2020
The timeless Pulitzer Prize-winning play about survival and identity under the cloak of World War II Germany
A tour de force performance, in the vein of Long Wharf favorites An Iliad and Satchmo at the Waldorf, I Am My Own Wife tells the inspiring true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. As an openly transgender Jewish woman, she bravely survives both the Nazi and Communist regimes of East Germany with her unique mix of strength, savvy, and grace. This powerful and life-affirming Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece will leave you speechless.
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