Oddity

FULL LENGTH - In this Steampunk Body Horror piece, a trans man “Gender Specialist” is brought in to a secret Victorian–Era medical facility deep within the earth to unravel the mystery of a series of murders and body mutilations which have taken place. As he meets the sole survivor and begins to unravel the mystery and his claustrophobic paranoia begins to overtake him the specialist finds it hard to believe anything he's told.
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Oddity

Character Information

  • PROFESSOR
    Transgender Man, Man, Trans Masculine, (* “Trans Masculine” can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. Specifically this actor can be a trans man or a non-binary actor Assigned Female At Birth (AFAB) who is comfortable playing masculine/using he/him pronouns in performance)
    Wakes up in a mysterious place and is experiencing amnesia. A “Gender Specialist.” Intelligent, ingenuitive, a fighter yet also incredibly empathetic.
  • DOCTOR
    30-50,
    woman, Cisgender Woman
    Appears to be in control of the space. Has a job to do. Not much for small talk but good at said job. Could be harboring sinister intent however...
  • SOLDIER
    18-25,
    woman, Cisgender Woman, Transgender Woman, Non-binary person
    Harsh, strict, and to the point. Even less interested in small talk than Doctor. Focused on one singular goal. To ensure the safety and survival of the Professor… or is it?
  • PATIENT
    40-50,
    Cisgender Man
    At times erratic, aggressive and animalistic, others lucid and intelligent. The sole survivor of a series of grizzly murders that took place in the facility referred to as “The Incident”.
  • BARKER
    An over the top olde-timey carnival barker with a loud, boisterous voice. So happy, so fun… how could anyone be that happy?

Development History

  • Reading
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    Lather Rinse Repeat
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    2016

Production History

Awards

Honorable Mention
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The Kilroys "The List"
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The Kilroys
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2020