When I was contacted to audition for the part of Dr. Violet I jumped at the chance for two reasons.
The first reason is that I have so much in common with Dr. Violets. It’s not like I am playing a part. It’s like I am just bearing my soul for everyone to see. The second reason was to work with the gifted and talented Tommye Myrick. I could not pass up this opportunity. Now is the time for transgender people to be who they are and stand up.
Voices in the Dark Repertory Theatre Company
TRANS SCRIPTS - PART l: THE WOMEN So far this year, 19 transgender individuals have had their lives cut short by murder in this country. And in an era when suicide is already the second leading cause of death among teens and young adults, young people who identify as sexual minorities are estimated to be two to seven times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual, gend…