Directed and Adapted for the stage by Jonathan Walters
Text Adapted by John Schmor
Sometimes, we have to leave our own time and place to understand ourselves. Portland Playhouse and Hand2Mouth Theatre team up to stage a new adaptation of The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. LeGuin’s 1969 gender-bending tale of love, jealousy, power and betrayal. Join envoy Genly Ai on a trek across the cold, isolated planet of Gethen—a place where human beings are neither female nor male and society is not defined by sexual difference.
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