Gatton Will Be His Own Wife at Barrington

News   Gatton Will Be His Own Wife at Barrington Vince Gatton, who received a Drama Desk nomination for his performance in Candy and Dorothy, will star in the Barrington Stage Company's upcoming production of I Am My Own Wife.
Vince Gatton
Vince Gatton

Andrew Volkoff will direct Doug Wright's award-winning solo show, which will play Barrington's Stage II at VFW Hall beginning May 21. The limited engagement will run through June 8. Gatton returns to the Barrington, where he also starred in the theatre company's production of Fully Committed.

I Am My Own Wife, according to the Barrington, "tells the true story of East German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf who incredibly eluded both the Nazis and the Communists with a combination of cleverness and deceit."

The creative team also includes costume designer Jacob A. Climer and assistant stage manager Barbara Janice Kielhofer.

VFW Hall is located at 36 Linden Street in Pittsfield, MA. For tickets, visit www.barringtonstageco.org or call (413) 236-8888.