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

soaring solo studios · Ages 12+ · United States of America

Content Warning one person show world premiere
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GRIFFIN KELLY certified reviewer June 09, 2023
tagged as: heartfelt
Extremely lovely. Laser has crafted such a wonderful show full of charm and history! He takes the audience on a journey as informative as it is funny, showing off his skill as a performer, singer, and writer.... full review
ROB WARNER certified reviewer June 15, 2023
tagged as: moving · funny · trans · queer · lgbtq
Delightful! Laser's journey through trans history and his own story is so deeply personal yet universally relatable to anyone who didn't feel comfortable being themselves. Highly recommend this show to anyone in the LGBTQ+ plus community or anyone who KNOWS anyone in the community (so, yes, everyone). ... full review
SPENCER FRANKEBERGER certified reviewer June 17, 2023
A surprisingly relatable story about not knowing where to fit in and discovering (or for that matter, re-discovering) identity. While Laser's journey to identity is different than others, the throughline is ultimately one that relates to a lived, humanistic experience, making it accessible to many alike.... full review
MEG CASHEL certified reviewer June 18, 2023
I thought this show was fascinating, funny, vulnerable, exciting, weird and just an absolute delight to watch. Laser is a gifted performer, completely at ease and I thought about the show and his performance for days after I watched. How do you try so hard and make something so complicated and dynamic and education and vulnerable, and then just perform it like you're having a conversation in a supermarket? It was fabulous. It was easeful. It was a friggen delight. ... full review
EFRAIN SCHUNIOR certified reviewer June 21, 2023
I took a group of teens to see this show last night, and here are some of their reviews. Thanks to the whole team for a wonderful show and working to accommodate our large group!!... full review
ZACH BAILEY certified reviewer July 16, 2023
A humourous, autobiographic tale of one man's coming of age journey. Using a time machine, the audience is transported back through time as we assess the life events of Laser through the lens of 'the future'. A heartwarming and informative tale, this one-man-show deconstructs gender with a candidness that is disarming. Laser invites new layers of understanding to the present experience of trans men via a brief history of trans men past. ... full review
JOSIAH BLOUNT certified reviewer July 12, 2023
tagged as: unique · important · vulnerable · funny
Laser is wonderful. So creative, wise, empathetic and funny. He created something heartfelt, specific, unique, and hysterical. What a joy of a show. It's important, impactful, and fun! ... full review
TL FORSBERG certified reviewer June 28, 2023
Profound and beautifully done! ... full review
TERRENCE TAYLOR certified reviewer June 26, 2023
The title of this show had intrigued me and I had to see it! Laser is honest, open, hilarious and battles a foe. RUN…don’t walk to see this amazing show!... full review
SUTICHAI SAVATHASUK certified reviewer June 25, 2023
This was very educational and witty. Laser blended personal stories with trans history and activism while singing through love and life through his transitions. The show was impactful and felt good to watch.... full review