A Wall Apart

The Body Politic

Book and Lyrics by Charles Osborne; Music by Leo Hurley

One body...Two worlds...Transformed.

A transgender man from Afghanistan emigrates to North Carolina at the height of the Afghan War, in this explosive musical about a collision of cultures that redefines the American family. Iphis sees his world reflected through the contrasting lenses of a conservative foster parent, a drag queen roommate, a young student, and the fearless mother who raised him. THE BODY POLITIC became the first musical in American history to be performed for a State Legislature, when it was presented last year in protest of North Carolina's "bathroom bill."

Recommended for ages 13+

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes

*This show has no intermission