I Am My Own Wife

Feb. 09, 2024
- Feb. 25, 2024

Written by Doug Wright

February 9 – 25

Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary tale of survival and identity in our upcoming production of I Am My Own WIfe. This remarkable one-person play unfolds the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, an intriguing and resilient figure who navigated the tumultuous periods of Nazi and Communist rule in Germany while preserving her identity as a transgender woman.

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2004, this play is a profound testament to the endurance of the human spirit.

Join us for the performance on Sunday, February 11th and stay for a talk back with Tony Award Winning playwright, Doug Wright.

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“I AM MY OWN WIFE is the most stirring new work to appear on Broadway this fall…both moving and intellectually absorbing.”

— NY Times


RP McLaughlin

RP McLaughlin (they/he) is thrilled to be back at Stageworks. RP was last seen at Stageworks in 12 ANGRY MEN. RP’s acting credits include ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Dallas Theatre Center), SHEAR MADNESS (Straz Center for the Performing Arts and Lake George Dinner Theatre), NUNSENSE: AMEN! (Straz), FOREVER PLAID: PLAID TIDINGS (Straz), CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (TampaRep), THE FANTASTICKS (Salerno Theatre Company), SHEL’S SHORTS (Studio@620), and numerous concerts, cabarets, and readings. Offstage, RP consults with arts organizations nationally to fill gaps and strategically increase capacity. RP managed the $20M renovation of Washington DC’s Studio Theatre, served as Interim Programs Director for National New Play Network, Associate Produced the 2018 Women’s Voices Theatre Festival, and started their career as Artistic Fellow at Shakespeare Theatre Company, under Michael Kahn’s leadership. RP received their BFA in Theatre from Southern Methodist University.