Project Description

Memories

I was Associate Producer for Doug Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning one-man play I Am My Own Wife which opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre on December 3, 2003 and played through Oct 31, 2004.  Thereafter it toured select cities in the USA and Australia.  

Starring Jefferson Mays, Produced by Delphi Productions (I was also on the Board of Directors), Directed by Moisés Kaufman, Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Lighting Design by David J. Lander; Costume Design by Janice Pytel; Sound Design by Andre Pluess and Ben Sussman.  I additionally developed all online marketing.

I Am My Own Wife tells the story of East German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who operated an antique business for years despite the encroaching dangers of the Nazi and Communist regimes.  Winner of the 2004 Tony Awards for Best Play and Leading Actor in a Play (Jefferson Mays), Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Doug Wright), the 2004 Drama League Award for Distinguished Production of a Play, the 2004 Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Play and Outstanding Solo Performance, the 2004 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show, and 2004 Obie Awards for Jefferson Mays and Moisés Kaufman.

Following Broadway, I Am My Own Wife went on to play a limited engagement in London’s West End.