Orlando: A Biography, Virginia Woolf's gender-bending classic novel, was way ahead of its time when it first came out in 1928. But now that we all live in the age of genderqueer, 2014 is definitely Orlando's time—especially if WSC Avant Bard's edgy next production is any indication. Adapted for the stage by MacArthur "genius" playwright Sarah Ruhl, Orlando takes audiences on a time-traveling erotic journey with a winsome young man who awakens one morning to find himself in the throes of a surprising transformation. "Which is the greater ecstasy," Orlando asks innocently, "the man's or the woman's?" You'll have to come to find out.
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