I Am My Own Wife
Spent a glorious weekend in New York, enjoying off-off Broadway plays and one Broadway play, “I Am My Own Wife.” The Sunday afternoon matinee was one of the most enjoyable and enriching experiences I have had in a long, long time. Charlotte V. Mahlsdorf survived a cruel, violent father, the Nazis and the Communists as a gay……in heels! For me the sobering line in this true story was when a pack of neo-Nazï¿½s in contemporary Berlin attacks her home. She cries out defiantly: “I know you. I met you when I was 16.”
Later that Sunday, evening, this play won best play at the Tony Awards, and best actor.