Rotterdam200x200TitleOnlyBEYOND CONVERSATION STAGE TALKS

Enhance your experience

Talks follow Sunday matinee performances and last approx. 20 minutes

We hope to bring more to the conversation begun by the play ROTTERDAM, and illuminate the breadth and depth of transgender experience as it is authentically lived.

This series of Beyond Conversation stage talks is curated and helmed We are Listening - Skylight Theatreby Dramatist Guild Southern California Representative, Josh Gershick.

 

     Sun. Nov. 12     

A FAMILY TRANSITIONS Part 1

When one member of a family transitions, all members of the family transition and must question their own assumptions, hopes, desires and beliefs about their emerging trans child, mother, father, brother or sister and about themselves.
With Special Guests

  Sun. Nov. 19  

TRANSGENDER THROUGH THE HISTORICAL LENS

Transgender folks aren’t a new phenomenon. We’ve existed through time. Archivist Lori Shibuyama of USC’s ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archive, the world’s largest collection of LGBT historical materials, will discuss transgenderism, from Christine Jorgensen to Laverne Cox and beyond.

  Sun. Nov. 26  

FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT: FOUR DECADES OF ACTIVISM

Latina trans activists Alexis Sanchez and Angela Cristobal share their stories and discuss the past, present and future of transactivism. 

  Sun. Dec.   3  

THE COUPLE'S JOURNEY

When a spouse transitions, the couple itself must transition. Many long-term couples remain together, reframing marriages built on love and commitment. Guests: Marcy & Scottie Madden and Elissa Barrett.

  Sun. Dec. 10  

A FAMILY TRANSITIONS Part 2

When one member of a family transitions, all members of the family transition and must question their own assumptions, hopes, desires and beliefs about their emerging trans child, mother, father, brother or sister and about themselves.
Guests TBA

       
All events and guests are subject to change

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Beyond Conv 11.12.17 Family Transisitions Part 1