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Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, this masterful one-man show explores, through the emergance of 40 different characters, the extraordinary true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, an East Berlin transvestite who successfully navigated the two most oppressive regimes of the twentieth century--the Nazis and the Communists--while openly gay and defiantly in drag. But controversy haunted her final years in the form of accusations of complicity with the Soviet secret police, and the facts behind her remearkable survival may never be known. Philip Lehl will star.I Am My Own Wife will be performed in conjunction with Zero Hour in true repertory style. The plays will share essential technical elements and will be performed in the same theater on alternating days. I Am My Own Wife will perform April 13th-17th, and then April 2nd, 24th, 26th, 28th, and May 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th.

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