Praise from our audiences for I am my own wife

"Ben Katagiri is an extraordinary actor - words are not adequate to describe his talent. What a magnificent production."

"Stunning production from beginning to end. Really a once in a lifetime experience to see theater performed so exquisitely. This is what theater should look like!"

"Wonderful! Strong performance and great production all around!"

"What an impressive performance! Ben is fantastic -he navigates this incredibly difficult piece with professionalism and grace. Bravo!"

"I had tears in my eyes by the end. You could feel Ben’s passion and dedication throughout the whole performance. Amazing show."


Check out the Preview cover story in the Times Union about

I Am My Own Wife


Written by Doug Wright, "I Am My Own Wife" explores the astonishing true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. A transvestite and celebrated antiques dealer who successfully navigated the two most oppressive regimes of the past century-the Nazis and the Communists--while openly gay and defiantly in drag, von Mahlsdorf was both hailed as a cultural hero and accused of colluding with the Stasi.
Ben Katagiri in I AM MY OWN WIFE

Ben Katagiri in I AM MY OWN WIFE