I Am My Own Wife

From Apr 21, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
Play by Doug Wright
Directed by Genevieve Aichele

New Hampshire Theatre Project 2016-17 Season

I Am My Own Wife

by Doug Wright

Starring CJ Lewis
April 21-30, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8 pm, Sundays @ 2 pm
General Admission $28, Students & Seniors $24
To reserve tickets, call 603-431-6644 ext. 5 or reservations@nhtheatreproject.org

Brought back by popular demand, this stunning tour de force starring CJ Lewis graces the NHTP stage for the second time.   I Am My Own Wife explores the astonishing true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a transvestite and celebrated antiques dealer who successfully navigated the two most oppressive regimes of the past century – the Nazis and the Communists. Critics have acclaimed Doug Wright’s morally complex tale as an “intriguing meditation on what it takes to be a survivor.” The original Broadway production won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2004 Drama Desk Award, and 2004 Tony Awards for Outstanding Play & Outstanding Solo Performance. NHTP's 2015 production was the winner of the 2016 Spotlight Special Award for Excellence in Theatre.

Everything about this production is impeccable... I Am My Own Wife is simply incredible artistry.  A riveting tale performed by an exceptional actor.  Every element is right, and Lewis brilliant - Spotlight Review


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