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DESCRIPTION: Actor Malcolm Tulip stars as Charlotte Von Mahlsdorf, a German transvestite who somehow managed to stay true to who she was while enduring the two most oppressive regimes of the 20th Century in Doug Wright’s I Am My Own Wife. Playing more than 30 characters, Tulip illuminates the struggles and triumphs of one of the era’s ultimate survivors, creating a vivid and three-dimensional portrait of a person who is truly impossible to forget. Heritage Theatre Festival’s I Am My Own Wife plays June 17, 19-21 and 23-28 in the Helms Theatre.  Box Office: 434-924-3376.
CREDITS: ©2008 Michael Bailey
COPYRIGHT: This photograph is licensed to the University of Virginia Heritage Theatre Festival. Third party use without consent of the photographer is prohibited.
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