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Theatrical Outfit continues its season of conversation-starting plays with “Boy.” This time, conversations center on gender identity and love: of other people and of ourselves.

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Based on a true story, the play introduces Adam Turner as an adult and unfolds with scenes from his childhood. Born male, a doctor convinces his parents to raise him as a girl after an accident, a choice that leaves Adam (raised as Samantha) in search of a truer self.

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American playwright Arthur Miller famously dramatized the Salem witch trials — and the McCarthy era —with his play “The Crucible.” And now Aurora Theatre is picking up the story ten years after Miller’s play ends. The theatre is staging Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's sequel, "Abigail/1720."

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