June 08, 2010
GWWBK Press Release
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Racquel Lehrman, Theatre Planners May 14, 2010
Absolute Theatre and Full Circle Theatrics presents
The WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION…
THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING
…A Gender Bending Modern Day Fairy Tale
Written by Jan O’Connor
Directed by Richard Tatum
HOLLYWOOD: In Jan O’Connor’s modern day comedic fairy tale, a struggle for power leads to deceit, gender identity crisis, and ultimately true love. Even though this satirical fairy tale takes place in medieval times, it is told through the perspective of a modern day storyteller. We are forced to now ask the question: have things really changed as much as we think? THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING has a playful and insightful manner of challenging traditional gender roles.
"I will stop up the blood; I will bind down the breasts, I will add one, nay, two more socks. I will never be a woman because I have chosen to be a man."-Basil, Act 1
Once upon a time in a ...