A Shark Ate My Penis: a History of Boys Like Me

Solo Show · soaring solo studios · Ages 12+ · 1hr · United States of America

Content Warning one person show world premiere

Laser Webber, trans musician and actor known for his award-winning comedy music, presents a one-person musical about the history of trans men and his own transition! Meet Alan Hart, the first trans man to get gender-confirming surgery (in 1917!); Samuel Bundy, whose legend includes a shark, a robbery, and 12 girlfriends; and renowned children’s author JK Rowling, who uses a man’s name for other reasons, probably. These characters will usher Laser through a life of weddings, divorces, lesbianism, and finally, joy.

Sun June 4 8:30pm – $1 preview night!
Fri June 9 5:00pm – audience masks required show
Wed June 14 9:30pm – Pride Night! $3.50 ticket with code “pridenight”
Tue June 20 6:30pm – Streaming show! Wave hi to your mom!
Sat June 24 11:55pm – Show taping! Come laugh loud for me!

Directed by Ashley Ward
Written by Laser Webber, Music by E. Aaron Wilson
with Rebecca McGlynn as JK Rowling
Props and Production Design by Chloe Badner of Studio Badner

Praise for Laser’s work:
“Laser challenges the patriarchy, champions marginalized voices, and finds emotional resonance in everything from robots to breakfast foods.” – Stevonnie Ross
“It’s so nice to listen to a whole dang musical and not think, ’Well, they could have made this gayer.” – Josh Closs
Laser is the winner of – BroadwayWorld’s Best Musical, 2023, Los Angeles
Laser is the writer of 5 Billboard-Charting Comedy Albums

Learn More at lasertheboy.com

Production Team

laser webber *


[email protected] lee *

publicity and marketing

rebecca mcglynn *

actor - jk rowling

chloe badner 

props and production design

* Fringe Veteran