Performances begin May 5 at Off-Broadway’s Players Theater.
Trans Entertainment Guild will present a concert version of the Civility of albert The cashierfeaturing an all-trans cast and creative team, May 5-June 5 at Off-Broadway’s Players Theater.
The cast includes Achilles Mulkey, Dee Luu, DeShawn Jenkins, Dexter Warren, Fin Gagnon, Imani Russell, Jace ‘n Ziev, Joshua Dominique (JD), Kristyn Michele, Lily Ali-Oshatz, Mark Mendez Muñoz, Nikomeh Anderson, Parker Wallis, Salem Corwin and Stevie Jae Davis.
Mika Kauffman directs and choreographs with musical direction and musical supervision by Nicole D’Angelo, choreographic assistant by Stevie Jae Davis, script consultation by Gray F. Jackson, and warm-up coaching by Nikomeh Anderson.
Jay Paul Deratany, Coyote Joe Stevens and Keaton Wooden’s musical is about a trans Civil War soldier, and each performance will be followed by discussions and panels on trans issues and liberation.
“There are so many amazing trans and gender artists with intersectional identities, backgrounds and abilities that exist in New York City and beyond. We hope this event can create a space to celebrate our history, our stories and elevate the community at a time when we need it most,” said Director Kauffman. “The community we foster and the work we do in our rehearsal room is TEG’s exact mission: to dismantle oppressive systems and improve lives. working conditions of trans entertainment professionals.”
The stage manager is Dexter Warren, the assistant stage manager is Parker Wallis and the general manager is Abbey Howard.
The evenings will benefit Callen-Lorde, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, the Black Trans Travel Fund, Trans Voices Cabaret, Community Oasis Igniting Liberation and SAGE.