Production History

 

2011 – On October 26, Paul Lucas conducts his first interview in London.

 

2012 – Interviews continue for the next several years, for a total of over 75 to date.

 

2013 – First draft completed, and a developmental readings produced by Rutgers University with seven NY actors under the direction of Gail Winar, and by the Feast Festival of Queer Culture in Adelaide with Australian actors, under the direction of Charles Sanders.

 

2014 – In April, Trans Scripts enjoys an encore reading as the closing event for the 19th annual Northeast LGBT Conference at Rutgers. University.

 

In July, the Lyric Theatre in Bridport, UK hosts a 10-day guest artist residency, bringing together a team of theatre artists from the US, UK and Australia, including Gail Winar and Lyric Theatre's own Niki McCretton, under the direction of director Charles Sanders.

 

Several staged readings are also performed at the Actor’s Centre in London with the generous support of Chief Executive Louise Coles.

 

2015 - In August, a full production premieres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, in association with Gail Winar and Pleasance Theatre. Linda Ames Key directs a cast from three continents. This production received a Scotsman Fringe First Award, a High Commendation from Amnesty International’s Freedom of Expression Award, and is shortlisted for the Best of Edinburgh Holden Street Theatre, and Feminist Festival awards, and receives more than 20 four and five star reviews.
 

In November, Invisible Theatre in Tucson and American Repertory Theater at Harvard produce readings of the play in honor of International Transgender Day of Remembrance.  The A.R.T. reading sells out in under four hours.

2016 - American Repertory Theater hosts a one week script development workshop.

 

2017 – American Repertory Theater produces the critically-acclaimed American Premiere of Trans Scripts under the direction of Jo Bonney.  The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed a $50,000 New Works Grant in support of the project.

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