My Dad Wears A Dress to Be Performed at The Barons Court Theatre

One-woman show about growing up with a transgender father

Play is being performed for five nights only
Play is being performed for five nights only

A new play based on the real life experiences of Maria Telnikoff is to be performed at the Barons Court Theatre this month.

‘My Dad Wears A Dress’ is a one-woman show follows a girl's journey, from childhood to youth, navigating a world in which all the dads she knows are men.

Filled with tales from her school days (from toilet mishaps to failed Valentine's Day confessions), it shows the difficulties of fitting in as a young person and the fears of being labelled “outside the box”.

The play aims to challenges a world of heteronormative values, from the struggles of buying a Fathers’ Day card to the questions raised describing one’s family in a French lesson.

“My Dad Wears A Dress” is suitable for all audiences who are promised a fun, zany show that asks what it means to have a "normal family".

The show was well-reviewed after a recent one night run in Cambridge and this will be its London premiere.

There are just five performances from 22 – 26 November at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £15 or £10 for concessions and can be booked online.

The Barons Court Theatre is below the Curtain's Up Pub at 28a Comeragh Road, London W14 9HR.


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November 4, 2022