New Play Reading Series: Beautiful Monsters: A Hermaphrodite Love Story

  • Free Event

  • Durham Studio Theater

  • Wednesday, September 17
  • 4pm-6pm

Beautiful Monsters: A Hermaphrodite Love Story by Will Gutierrez

Join us for our third year of showcasing work in development by exciting playwrights, both new and established. Each new play is read by TDPS students, followed by a discussion with the playwright. Presented in partnership with the Townsend Center Contemporary Drama Working Group.

About the playwright:

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Will Gutierrez is a writer in Oakland. His work draws upon both intimate autobiography and epic strangeness to honor the lives of hermaphrodites, of intersex people, Filipinos, tomboys and witches, queers, young folks, elders, family. His play Beautiful Monsters explores the theme of first love. Years in the writing, he began telling its story as an undergraduate in Cherríe Moraga’s drama classes.