I Am My Own Wife

I Am My Own Wife NYC Reviews and Tickets

(42 Ratings)
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Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great writing, Resonant

About the Show

The Seeing Place presents this solo drama which tells the tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (42)

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360 Reviews | 76 Followers
Entrancing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if Brandon Walker once again delivers a crisp and transporting performance. This little company always delivers and is worthy of your notice.

Don't see it if One-man shows are not your thing, or stories about Germany during WW II don't interest you. Otherwise, GO!

142 Reviews | 14 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Resonant, Riveting

See it if you wish to see good acting. AND, a very interesting true-life story done well. Also, if you missed Jefferson Mays' interpretation.

Don't see it if you are disinterested in transvestite themes. The The German accent, while done well, is hard to understand if your hearing is not great.

754 Reviews | 127 Followers
Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Quirky, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if you want to experience a phenomenal one person performance of layered complexity.

Don't see it if you expect a evening of light entertainment although there are some laughs.

147 Reviews | 39 Followers
Absorbing, Intelligent, Excellent acting, Excellent writing, Excellent direction

See it if You enjoy entering worlds you'll never experience first-hand. You crave non-stereotypical characters, brilliantly played, with no cliches

Don't see it if You don't like one-person, multi-character plays, or plays about Nazi maltreatment of their victims.

87 Reviews | 16 Followers
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Riveting

See it if You want to see a terrific one-man performance. It is engrossing, entertaining and informative.

Don't see it if You don't like one-man performance art.

267 Reviews | 52 Followers
Masterful, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Must see

See it if You enjoy strong acting and solo shows with a wide variety of distinct characters portrayed. Interesting story and impressive production.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy shows dealing with gender nonconformity, solo shows, or minimal staging, or you are looking for something light.

114 Reviews | 19 Followers
Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Profound, Great writing

See it if ... you want to be enlightened about the incredable Queer historicl figure Charlotte von Mahlsdorf.

Don't see it if If you do not enjoy plays about historical figures or Queer history.

71 Reviews | 8 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Riveting

See it if You would like a fascinating historical biography

Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows