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Wonder Boy

January 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wonder Boy by Jacob Jarrett – Directed by JJ Maley – 2:00pm January 22nd and 23rd,  2020


1/23’s performance will now be held at the PIT Loft at 2pm (154 w 29th st)

1 train to 28th st, 2,3,A,C,E to 34th st Penn Station, R train to 28th st, B,D,F,M,N,Q to 34st st Herald Square

Wonder Boy tells the story of Jackson, a young man navigating his identity as a transgender man and as a superhero. When Jackson’s super genius twin sister creates a mysterious super drug, Jackson steals it, consumes it, and transforms into Wonder Boy. He becomes his college campus’s superhero, and saves the day (“but in a feminist way”). However as he takes on his new responsibility, he soon learns that his new powers may be destroying the life he planned for himself. Through an imaginative pop rock score and libretto, Wonder Boy explores vulnerability, masculinity, and the connections we make to survive the dissonance we all feel between our bodies and brains.

Written by Jacob Jarrett

Directed by JJ Maley


Luke Zimmerman*

Futaba Shioda*

Kuhoo Verma*

Holly Gould*

Jari Jones

Conor Sweeney

Olivia Abiassi

Terran Scott

Alex Guhde

JD Simpson

*= Appearing Courtesy of Actors Equity Association

Stage Manager: Katherine Bolynn*

Music Director: Simone Allen

Assistant Director/Stage Directions: Emily Abrams

Music Assistant: Erin Reifler

Dramaturge: Molly Maranick

Playwrights Horizons Downtown, 440 Lafayette St

Follow signs upon arrival

Trains: 8th street(R,W), Astor Place (4,6)


January 23, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


The PIT Loft
154 w 29 st
New York, NY 10001 United States