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An Oxford Man

by Else Went
directed by Emma Rosa Went
dramaturg: Eric Shethar

Sunday, May 5, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.
Julianne Argyros Stage


Sandy Segerstrom Daniels
Richard & Lisa de Lorimier
Kristen & Adrian Griggs
Talya Nevo-Hacohen & Bill Schenker
Peter & Joy Sloan

He was of the world undefined, by the world undefined—and ushered in a new age of understanding. Join us, dear audience, for this deliciously embellished (mostly) true story of the life and times of Laurence Michael Dillon, the first “modern” transgender man.

Recommendation: Ages 16+

Discounted packages to see all five readings for $85 are available online or by calling the Box Office at (714) 708-5555. The same packages are available to SCR Whole Season Subscribers for $75—by phone only.

Theatre professionals: please purchase your full package here or contact the Box Office at (714) 708-5555.

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About the Playwright

Else WentElse Went (Playwright) (she/herself) is a playwright and sound designer. Her work has been developed through writing labs and groups at The Public Theater (EWG), Ars Nova (Play Group), WP Theater (Lab), Playwrights Realm (Fellowship), Trans Theatre Lab and Bechdel Project (FifE Fellow). Recipient of new work commissions and internal development from MTC Sloan Foundation (An Oxford Man), Breaking the Binary Festival (I Am The Most Beautiful Bird), Weston Playhouse, Parity Productions and Period Piece. She has been in residence with MacDowell, The Mercury Store, Stillwright and Barn Arts Collective. Further collaborative support from New York Theatre Workshop, The Tank, The Brick and ISC. Two-time O’Neill Conference semi-finalist (Initiative; The Hard Work). Finalist for Princess Grace Award (Degenerates), 2023 Jerome Hill Artist (Jerome Foundation), Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries (Whate’er) and the Carlo Anoni Prize (An Oxford Man). Co-founder of The Renovationists, an artistic collective dedicated to queering the canon. 


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