Standards of Care

By Tobias K. Davis

Directed by Callen Harty

Standards of Care is a harsh, humorous and honest exploration of some of the realities that face the trans community. StageQ specializes in
LGBTQ productions; this is the first transgender-themed play presented by the company.

Standards of Care centers around Nancy, a therapist who specializes in transgender clients. David is a transgender man who needs a letter from a therapist in order to pursue genital surgery. Both of them are taken by surprise when their relationship threatens to expand beyond the boundaries of what is appropriate for a therapist and her client. Meanwhile, Nancy's 16 year old "daughter," Jessica, is beginning to discover his own transgender identity: Jason. When Nancy refuses to accept that her own rhinestone-loving child could be trans, Jason looks for support at the local LGBT youth center and finds a supportive mentor in David. What will happen when Nancy‘s two worlds collide?

The talented cast includes Rowan Calyx, Petrovnia McIntosh, Loyrn Jonelis, Heather Jane Farr, Cara Shields, and Haley-Brienne Peterson.

Produced by StageQ at the Bartell Theatre's Evjue Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St., Madison

Performances: September 5-20, 2014

Performance Times:
Sept 5- 8 pm
Sept 6- 8 pm
Sept 11- 7:30 pm
Sept 12- 8:00 pm
Sept 13- 8:00 pm
Sept 14- 2:00 pm
Sept 18- 7:30 pm
Sept 19- 8:00 pm
Sept 20- 8:00 pm

There will be post-show talkbacks after select performances, with one night featuring Tobias K. Davis, the playwright. Visit for more details.

Ticket Prices: $20 Friday/Saturdays and $15 Thursdays and Sundays.

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