Gracie Gardner's play I'm Revolting is at Atlantic Theater Company in fall 2022. Check back for information on I'm Revolting tickets on New York Theatre Guide.

I'm Revolting is a play set at a skin cancer clinic — "not the famous one," the show's description notes. There, multiple patients are in the waiting room, about to learn what parts of themselves, and how much, they're going to lose. Not everyone in the room is a skin cancer patient; some are just there for support, but regardless, nobody wants to be called into the doctor's office. The play explores what it means to live in a body, particularly one that isn't working as it should, and what it's like to deal with those — or be those — that don't quite understand.

Gardner makes her Off-Broadway debut with this show, though her work has already been produced and acclaimed in New York and abroad. Her play Athena, centered on two teenage girls training for a fencing competition, was produced Off-Off-Broadway in 2018. It was a New York Times Critics' Pick; the review reads, "It’s important... to see playwrights and producers deciding that stories about the awful, wonderful, completely ordinary business of growing up in a woman’s body are worth telling."

In addition, Gardner received the 2018 Relentless Award for her play Pussy Sludge, which was developed at HERE Arts Center, which also developed I'm Revolting in New York, and London's Old Vic theatre, and was performed at the Theatertreffen Stückemarkt in Berlin, Germany. Her other plays include Hate Baby (which won the James Stevenson Prize), Golden Boys, In the Blind, and This One Is Set in a Spa.

Directing I'm Revolting off Broadway is Knud Adams, who directed Sanaz Toossi's English in 2022. New York Theatre Guide called English "among the best new plays of the season" in a five-star review: "Knud Adams beautifully directs the world premiere from Atlantic Theater Company and Roundabout Theatre Company with a fluid assurance." The play went on to win the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play.

Tickets to I'm Revolting will be available soon.

Photo credit: Kedian Keohan

Gracie Gardner
Atlantic Theater Company
Knud Adams
Kate McGee
Bray Poor
Marsha Ginsberg
Enver Chakartash
Cast list:
Gabby Beans (as Anna), Bartley Booz (as Jonathan), Laura Esterman (as Paula), Glenn Fitzgerald (as Jordan), Peter Gerety (as Clyde), Emily Cass McDonnell (as Liane), Alicia Pilgrim (as Reggie), Portia (as Denise), Patrick Vaill (as Toby)
I'm Revolting Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 8, 2022
Opening date: 
September 28, 2022
October 16, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company - Linda Gross Theater

336 West 20th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenue) New York, NY 10011
Nearest subway station:
14th Street / 8th Avenue station

Latest I'm Revolting News & Features

'I'm Revolting' sets Off-Broadway cast
August 11, 2022

Award-winning playwright Gracie Gardner's I'm Revolting, the first show in Atlantic Theater Company's Off-Broadway season, has set its full cast. The world-premiere play begins performances at the Linda Gross Theater on September 8 ahead of a September 28 opening. Tony Award nominee Gabby Beans leads the cast as Anna, alongside Bartley Booz as Jonathan, Laura Esterman as Paula, Glenn Fitzgerald as Jordan, Peter Gerety as Clyde, Emily Cass McDonnell as Liane, Alicia Pilgrim as Reggie, Portia as Denise, and Drama Desk Award nominee Patrick Vaill as Toby.