Son of Apollo

Phaethon desperately wants to prove he is not only Apollo's child, but Apollo's son. His mother Clymene fears Phaethon enlists harmful affectations to prove his identity to others.

A ten-minute play exploring a conflicting desire for and fear of "masculinity."
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Son of Apollo

Character Information

  • Phaethon
    teens to 20s,
    Transman, transmasculine
    Must be played by a transman or trans-masc nonbinary actor, no exceptions
  • Clymene
    30s-50s,
    woman
    Phaethon's mother

Development History

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Pomegranate Room
    ,
    2021
  • Fringe
    ,
    Pomegranate Room
    ,
    2021
  • Fringe
    ,
    DC Queer Theatre Festival
    ,
    2018