Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls follows the story of 9-year-old Fiona who comes out as a boy and wants to be called Fin. Fin has always had this feeling – knowing something is different but not knowing what it was or how to say it. As Fin cuts his hair short and changes his name, his family works to understand and adjust to Fin’s gender identity. Dad is accepting of the change right away, but Mom doesn’t quite get it at first. Always from a place of good intentions, we see Fin’s family struggle with this change and through the course of the play ultimately begin to accept and embrace Fin for who he is.
Illustration by Claudia Dávila
Recommended for Grades 4-8
Curriculum Connections: Drama, Language Arts, Health, Physical Education
Character Education Connections: Respect, Empathy, Integrity
Themes: Gender Identity, Diversity, Equity
Public/Educator Preview: March 17th, 2018 (RSVP here)
Touring Ontario Schools: March 19th – May 4th, 2018
School performances include a talkback session with the artists. No deposit required at time of booking.
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