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INCOMING! THEY, THEMSELF AND SCHMERM
440 Lafayette Street
Members and Partners: $20Non-Members: $25 + feesRunning Time: 70 Minutes
Photo by George Maracineanu
Part classic standup comedy special, part teen zine vomit confessional, They, Themself and Schmerm is Becca’s disturbingly hilarious personal tale of being adopted into a Midwestern religious family, trained to be a girl, molested, and plagued by the question, “How do I become a man and do I even want that?” Becca engages in loving confrontation with the audience, asking what it truly means to be authentic in these meat carcasses.
Becca is an NYC-based trans actor, performer and writer. Existing between genders, and preferring the pronoun “they,” Blackwell works collaboratively with playwrights and directors to expand our sense of personhood and the body through performance.
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Written and Performed by Becca Blackwell
Directed and Developed by Ellie Heyman
Collaborated with Jill Pangallo and Jess Barbagallo
Video by Jill Pangallo and Nick Zeig-Owens
Lighting Designed by Elizabeth Mak
Set Steven Hammel
Stage Managed by Kristy Bodall
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