World Premiere of Taylor Mac's HIR Set for Magic Theatre, 1/29-2/23
Magic Theatre will welcome back Obie Award-winning playwright Taylor Mac with the world premiere of Hir. The production is directed by Niegel Smith and will run January 29 - February 23, 2014 at Magic Theatre, Fort Mason Center, Building D, 3rd Floor. Press Dates are February 6-9, 2014.
Newly enlightened Paige is determined to forge a deliriously liberated world for her two wayward children: Isaac, recently discharged from the army under dubious circumstances; and Max, tender, jaded, and sculpting a third-sex gender identity for hirself. Hailed as "one of this country's most heroic and disarmingly funny playwrights" (American Theatre Magazine), Magic welcomes back renowned theatre artist Taylor Mac (The Lily's Revenge) with this hilarious drama.
Now in its 47th year, Magic Theatre is dedicated to the cultivation of innovative plays, playwrights, and audiences through explosive and entertaining productions of original work. Working side-by-side with adventuresome playwrights, Magic Theatre fosters new works from page to stage as world premieres, or seizes the rare opportunity to further develop a new work with a second or third production. The list of playwrights cultivated and premiered at Magic Theatre is a veritable who's who of American theatre: Michael McClure, Sam Shepard, Octavio Solis, Nilo Cruz, Paula Vogel, Rebecca Gilman, Lloyd Suh, Taylor Mac, Theresa Rebeck, Sharr White, and Luis Alfaro, to name a few. Experience new play development at Magic Theatre.