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The Glove

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Howard and Roz are rushing out to their grandchild’s third birthday party when a potential gift rattles them. How to handle the child’s recent trans diagnosis?  

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  • Steve Fogelman
    10 minute issue-oriented play
    1 man, 1 woman

    About the play: The playwright regularly rides an elevator with a neighbor’s adorable toddler who wears princess outfits with his boy’s name and short hair. The gender identity question inspired the playwright to consider how grandparents learn about and adapt to trans grandchildren. In the play, Howard and Roz are rushing to their grandchild’s third birthday party with a potential gift that brings up their fears and acceptance of the child’s recent trans diagnosis. Strong characters in a solid and quick plot, this show is useful as an educational tool or entertainment piece.

    Grandparents of a trans kid respond differently, authentically, struggle to accept each other’s positions, from a place of love, not hate. Short, but not slight; an effective play to add to the growing number of plays about transgender issues. Asher Wyndham, New Play Exchange

    “The Glove” awakened my imagination and I welcomed it with all my senses. The clever, intriguing dialog slowly and skillfully unravels before you–provocative, with all its twists and turns, contemporary and relevant, touching. Andie E., New York, N.Y.

    “The Glove” packs a lot of depth into a short play. It was fascinating to watch the different layers of the characters emerge as the play progressed, like peeling back the layers of an onion. Thought provoking and timely. Marjorie R, New York, N.Y.

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    About the playwright: Steve Fogelman holds a degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University, and over the years has served as an art director, filmmaker, swim suit designer, and chef. Since transplanting to New York, he has completed several full-length plays. The Glove had its premiere reading at Equity Library Theater’s Playwrights Festival in New York.

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    Playwright

    Steve Fogelberg

    genre

    Issue Oriented

    running time

    10 Minute Play

    men

    1

    women

    1

    royalty

    $15 per performance

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