I Am My Own Wife headed for Broadway

BY Advocate.com Editors

August 06 2003 12:00 AM ET

Variety reports that I Am My Own Wife, the story of German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf's survival of both the Nazi and Communist regimes, is headed for Broadway. The show, by out author Doug Wright (Quills) will be presented by producer David Richenthal at the Lyceum Theatre this fall on the heels of a successful extended run at Playwrights Horizons. Wife will face competition from two other gay stage biographies: The Boy From Oz, opening October 16, stars Hugh Jackman as singer-songwriter Peter Allen, while Taboo, opening November 13, is based on the life of Boy George and artist Leigh Bowery.

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