“Through thoughtful staging and skillful acting, this production succeeds in telling a complex tale beautifully” writes Christopher Kidder-Mostrom in New City.
“Parenting is not an easy road to travel, generally. Throw into the mix a child who believes himself (or herself) to be of the sex that they weren’t born as, and the road is suddenly filled with unexpected difficulties.
Aline Lathrop’s new play Merchild is about how one family copes with the struggles inherent to discovering one’s eight-year-old son wants to be a girl. Or, more to the matter, believes himself to be a girl.”
Read Christopher Kidder-Mostrom’s entire review on New City