Anna Ziegler’s Boy is a powerful statement about sexual identity and the mystery of what makes us who we are. After a baby boy is seriously injured in an accident, a doctor persuades his parents to raise the child as a girl. As the child grows up, the child—known as Samantha and Adam at different times—faces an extraordinary challenge to carve out a place in the world.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Sarah Drew as Jenny
John Getz as Dr. Wendell Barnes
Travis Johns as Doug
Amy Pietz as Trudy
Bobby Steggert as Adam Turner
Directed by Debbie Devine. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in July of 2016.
Boy is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.
“This full-cast production creates a compelling audio experience exploring gender identity and sexuality…[it] will take listeners on an unforgettable emotional journey with this family and their boy.” – AudioFile Magazine