The Pink Unicorn

EXTENDED: MAR 5-18 Written by Elise Forier Edie
Directed by M. Bevin O'Gara
Featuring Stacy Fischer


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The Pink Unicorn is an award-winning solo piece that traces one mother’s journey from apprehension to tolerance to acceptance. Trisha Lee considers herself to be open-minded and accepting, that is, at least compared to the other mothers in her conservative hometown of Sparkton, Texas. But Trisha’s values are called into question when her teenager Jo comes out as genderqueer and attempts to start a Gay Straight Alliance. Faced with opposition from her family, church, and the local high school, Trisha embarks on a journey to meet her child with love.
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CONTENT ADVISORY: The Pink Unicorn follows one mother’s journey to accept her genderqueer teenager. In telling this story, this play contains multiple instances of transphobia and misgendering as well as ableist and fatphobic language. If you have additional questions about content please call or email Alex Lonati, our Community Programs and Events Manager, at alexlonati@speakeasystage.com or at 617-482-3279.
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RUN TIME: 80 minutes, followed by a post-show panel discussion exploring the themes of the play.