Celebrities / Theater & Dance

Kathleen Turner and Deborah Cox to star in off-Broadway play

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Deborah Cox attends the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cox and Kathleen Turner will star in the world premiere of an off-Broadway play about transgender identity. 22Q Entertainment said Thursday, Sept. 3, that both women have signed on to John S. Anastasi‘s “Would You Still Love Me...” (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2015 file photo, Deborah Cox attends the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cox and Kathleen Turner will star in the world premiere of an off-Broadway play about transgender identity. 22Q Entertainment said Thursday, Sept. 3, that both women have signed on to John S. Anastasi‘s “Would You Still Love Me…” (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kathleen Turner and Deborah Cox will star in the world premiere of an off-Broadway play about transgender identity.

22Q Entertainment said Thursday that both women have signed on to John S. Anastasi’s “Would You Still Love Me…” Nona Gerard will direct the play at New World Stages. Previews begin Sept. 26.

Turner is the star of films like “Romancing The Stone” and “Prizzi’s Honor,” while recording star Cox has been on Broadway in “Jekyll & Hyde” and “Aida.” In the play, Turner plays the mother of a woman considering gender reassignment surgery and Cox plays a doctor.

 

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