Boy

  • by Anna Ziegler
  • Narrated by Sarah Drew, John Getz, Travis Johns, Amy Pietz, Bobby Steggert
  • 1 hrs and 21 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

Anna Ziegler's Boy is a powerful statement about sexual identity and the mystery of what makes us who we are.
After a baby boy is seriously injured in an accident, a doctor persuades his parents to raise the child as a girl. As the child grows up, the child - known as Samantha and Adam at different times - faces an extraordinary challenge to carve out a place in the world.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Sarah Drew as Jenny
John Getz as Dr. Wendell Barnes
Travis Johns as Doug
Amy Pietz as Trudy
Bobby Steggert as Adam Turner
Directed by Debbie Devine. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA, in July of 2016. Boy is part of L.A. Theatre Works' Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

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exploring gender id, family deception, and romance

not what i expected, but i remembered the media coverage of the boy raised a girl, turned boy again. despite our circumstances, "who we really are" had a way of showing up, for bad or good
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- Burley Brent Thomas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-17-2016
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works