CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, John Turturro, Stanley Tucci, What Just Happened? (4)
Left to right: Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro, John Turturro and Stanley Tucci in “What Just Happened?”.
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