Virtual Programming

The Pink Unicorn

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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Equity & Anti-Racism

The Land
On Which
We Work

A land acknowledgement is a formal statement of recognition that we are operating on and benefiting directly from land that rightfully belongs to Indigenous communities, taken without consent. The purpose of recognizing the original inhabitants of this land is to show respect, gratitude, and appreciation; to raise awareness of a history that is often erased; and to express support of and participation in efforts to dismantle the white supremacy and colonization present today.

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Virtual Programming

Pink Unicorn Resources

The Pink Unicorn explores a lot of complex topics surrounding gender – but an 80-minute performance can only be the beginning of the conversation. In addition to the panel following the performance, we hope you’ll use these resources as a jumping-off point for further learning about breaking through the gender binary. _  

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Virtual Programming

The Pink Unicorn Photos

To download high resolution images, click the thumbnails below, then right-click and choose “Save Image As.” 

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Virtual Programming

The Pink Unicorn

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.

read more
Equity & Anti-Racism

The Land
On Which
We Work

A land acknowledgement is a formal statement of recognition that we are operating on and benefiting directly from land that rightfully belongs to Indigenous communities, taken without consent. The purpose of recognizing the original inhabitants of this land is to show respect, gratitude, and appreciation; to raise awareness of a history that is often erased; and to express support of and participation in efforts to dismantle the white supremacy and colonization present today.

read more
Equity & Anti-Racism

SpeakEasy’s Equity &
Anti-Racism Action Plan

Guided by our mission, we at SpeakEasy believe that live theatre has the ability to connect us to one another. On stage and throughout our programming we tell stories that invite us to understand ourselves and the world around us more deeply, to uplift the voices of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, economic statuses, and abilities, and envision the changes we wish to see in our society. 

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Virtual Programming

Subscribe to SpeakEasy’s Spring 2021 Season!

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s 30th Anniversary Season continues this spring with the New England premieres of three exciting new productions: the genderqueer comedy The Pink Unicorn; the scorching satire TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever; and the inspirational tales of The Boston Project: Project Resilience.

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