SF’s “The Red Shades: A Trans Superhero” Rock Opera (Oct. 19-Nov. 5)
Mixing elements of rock concert and musical theater, The Red Shades tells the story of Ida, a teenage trans girl, who runs away from her small-town life to join a gang of trans superheroes squatting in the Tenderloin.
Written by Adrienne Price, with Music by Adrienne Price, Matt Fukui Grandy, and Jeanine Adkisson, and Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe and Rotimi Agbabiaka.
With an Amazing Cast:
Tommy Clifford-Carlos, Julio Chavez, Göran Norquist*, May Ramos, Ezra Reaves, Chris Steele, B Noel Thomas*, and Romelo Urbi.
And a Rocking Band:
Blair Switch, KB Boyce, Fureigh, and Sid Quinsaat.
*member, Actors’ Equity Association