EVENT CALENDAR

I Am My Own Wife

  • BEST BET
    DATE: April 5 2013, 8:30 PM to April 7 2013, 3:30 PM
    Cost:
    $12.
    CATEGORY: Performing Arts
    VENUE INFORMATION:
    Spark Theater
    985 Santa Fe Dr.
    Denver, CO 80204

I Am My Own Wife, winner of a Tony Award for Best Play and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (born Lothar Berfelde), a transgender person who survived both the Nazi and Communist regimes in East Berlin as an openly—and flamboyantly—gay man. In this hour-long, festival version of the show, actor Greg Alan West plays more than 20 characters, seamlessly transitioning from humorous to grim. Each performance will be followed by a talkback session. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.

—Image courtesy of Denise Goetz

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