PIN* AND THE BLUE FAIRY is a new play based on Collodi's classic The Adventures of Pinocchio that examines the wooden puppet's journey to become a proper boy through the eyes of a contemporary trans teenager named Blue. As Blue attempts to find their own path, they turn to Pin's tale, and their stories intertwine in a search for understanding, transformation, and personal truth.
Written by noah kat baus and directed, co-choreographed, and conceived by Adin Walker, this workshop of PIN* AND THE BLUE FAIRY brings together an exciting 17-person team of queer, trans, and non-binary artists, culminating in a special work-in-progress showing at Dixon Place onThursday February 2 @ 7:30pm (161A Chrystie Street, New York, NY).
The cast includes Jesse James Keitel (Normativity), *Tom Phelan (ABC's The Fosters, HIR at Playwrights Horizons), Jerry Clicquot, Jax Jackson, Ian Fields Stewart, *Soph Menas, and Raven White.
The rest of team includes Sophie Andreassi (associate director/co-choreographer), Lauren Feldman (dramaturgy), Rebecca Feldman (casting), Miriam Salzman (stage manager), Kelley Shih (lighting design), Wesley Cornwell (design consultant), Ben Gunderson (producer), and Adam Hyndman (associate producer).
(*Actor appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association. PIN* AND THE BLUE FAIRY is an Equity approved showcase.)