Theatre Row Announces Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival
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Logo Design by Kit Wallace (he/they)

New York, NY Theatre Row has announced its first-ever Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival, which will run from October 10-16. Breaking the Binary is a theatrical development and community hub wherein transgender, non-binary, and Two-Spirit+ (TNB2S+) artists come together to create seven evenings of new work and reclaim their artistic license. Readings will be held at Theatre One and Theatre Five. Tickets are complimentary.

Festival Lineup

Trans World by Ty Defoe (he/we/ty)
10/10 @ 7:00 pm

Twitch by Liliana Padilla (they/she)
10/11 @ 7:00 pm

Hide and Hide by Roger Q. Mason (they/them)
10/12 @ 7:00 pm

Work Hard Have Fun Make History by ruth tang (they/them)
10/13 @ 7:00 pm

NANA by Aziza Barnes
10/14 @ 7:00 pm

Thelma and Louise and the Time Machine by Mara Vélez Meléndez (she/her)
10/15 @ 7:00 pm

OVERHEARD: Fifteen Commissioned Monologues Written by TNB2S+ Artists for TNB2S+ Artists by A.A Brenner (they/them/he), Azure D. Osborne-Lee (he/they), Bianca Leigh, Else Went (they/she), Isaac Gómez (they/them), Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin (they/she), Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi (she/her), Liqing Xu (they/she), Mashuq Mushtaq Deen (he/they), Sam Hamashima (they/them), Sharifa Yasmin (she/her), Sylvan Oswald (he/him), Timothy DuWhite (pronoun inclusive), travis l. tate (they/them), and Victor I. Cazares (they/them)
10/16 @ 7:00 pm

In partnership with Broadway Licensing, Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will present an evening of fifteen new monologues from TNB2S+ writers commissioned by BTB. Following the presentation, Broadway Licensing will publish and license the monologues with profit proceeds being donated back to BTB.

To reserve tickets and for more information, visit Theatre Row’s website.