Date(s) - Sunday, February 16, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northampton Center for the Arts
ABOUT THE PLAY – Written & Performed by Brian Stanton
An award-winning, nationally acclaimed solo show explores adoption and identity.
Playing 12 characters, Brian embarks on a mythical quest ultimately discovering the horrific truth of his birth, an instinctive love for his birth mother and a grateful dedication to his adoptive family.
Synopsis of the performance
Stanton plays 12 hilarious yet poignant characters in BLANK to tell his true adoption story, the title referring to the namespace on his Original Birth Certificate. He embarks on a mythical quest for identity only to learn he’s a product of rape. This horrific truth ultimately leads Brian to discover an instinctive love for his birth mother, a grateful dedication to his adoptive family and a sense of wholeness within.