Based on the playwright’s true-life experience, this is a genderqueer coming-of-age tale for the they/them generation. More…
Part religious rite, part dance/performance, "The White Dress" is Jonathan Howard’s genderqueer coming-of-age journey through familial shaming, peer bullying, and unrequited love to redefine what male looks, sounds and feels like. "The White Dress" features a music and movement score that accentuates Jonathan’s odyssey to be free in their own skin.
See it if The play begins the important conversation on gender
Don't see it if Poorly written and somewhat acted. The play topic is important but not executed well. The play is a bust.
See it if Oh my God. Ok, so I’m gonna be nice, considering that I was apart of the first audience. I researched the show, a little, as I am a queer
Don't see it if Black gender-nonconformist myself, and I really wanted to like the show, BUT: TURN ON THE DAMN AC and just have the actors speak louder (the
See it if A queer boy’s self-identity exploring journey; great concept falls flat; occasional sparks between the young lovers; they fixed the AC..
Don't see it if Still warm tho. Amateur theatre: weak writing & directing; confusing movement as scene change; 2 actors hardly audible in small studio..
See it if If you look for the potential in a piece and can enjoy whatnot might become, then see this.
Don't see it if It is very slow and needs much more character development.
See it if you're interested in queer stories, non-white stories, don't mind under-written narratives if you're interested in the characters.
Don't see it if you don't like nudity, spoken stage directions, or can't abide a theater where the air conditioning doesn't work.
See it if You want to support queer story telling and don't mind shows that are prob not ready for an audience yet
Don't see it if You have heat problems (no AC), or need to understand what you see.