A poster showing a person with red hair reaching upward

by Tobias Davis

Directed by Callen Harty

Dates: September 5-September 20, 2014
Thursdays: $15
Fridays & Saturdays: $20
Sunday: $15

Nancy is a therapist who specializes in transgender clients. David is a transgender man who needs a letter from a therapist in order to pursue genital surgery. Both of them are taken by surprise when their relationship threatens to expand beyond the boundaries of what is appropriate for a therapist and her client. Meanwhile, Nancy‘s 16 year old “daughter”, Jessica, is beginning to discover his own transgender identity: Jason. When Nancy refuses to accept that her own rhinestone-loving child could be trans, Jason looks for support at the local LGBT youth center and finds a supportive mentor in David. What will happen when Nancy‘s two worlds collide? Standards of Care is a harsh, humorous, and honest exploration of some of the realities that face the trans community.

Talkbacks:
Talkbacks will be held after some performances with cast members, community leaders, and professionals. Stick around after the performance to participate in a discussion of the play and the issues it presents. Current schedule includes:

  • September 5 - Wayne Gathright
  • September 6 - Dale Decker
  • September 11 - Wayne Gathright
  • September 12 - Dale Decker
  • September 13 - Darla Lannert
  • September 14 - TBD
  • September 18 - Betsy Basur-Leidy
  • September 19 - Darla Lannert

Production crew:
Director- Callen Harty
Producer- James Clayton
Stage Manager- Daniel Jendrzejewski
Scenic Designer- Deborah Hamill
Lighting Designer- Kayla Stelzel
Prop Master- Mel Marcum
Sound Designer- Brian Wild
Costume Designer- Sarah Helms
Makeup and Hair Design- Sarah Krahn
Dramaturge- James Clayton
Technical Director- Reg Mortimer

Cast:
Heather Jane Farr as Stacy
Loryn Jonelis as Jessica/Jay/Jason
Rowan Calyx as David
Petrovnia McIntosh as Nancy
Cara Shields as Woman
Haley-Brienne Peterson as Waitress

Venue:
Evjue Stage
Bartell Theatre
113 E Mifflin Street
Madison WI 53703