The Critics Say:
Reviews of "Spy in the House of Men" from reviewers around the country. Click on the headline to read the full review.
by Sean Peters
"Spy in the House of Men is a heartfelt, comedic confessional. It's written and performed by New York’s Penny Sterling, a transgender artist whose ability to guide the audience through her life’s story is profoundly sophisticated. Sterling’s talent is in subverting expectations while garnering a lot of serious laughs."
by Marshall Bradshaw
"Her perspective as a trans woman, a parent, and an addict all build into a rich, heart aching narrative that keeps the audience hanging on every word.
And yet Sterling brings to the stage a story just as fun as it is dramatic!"
by Jenna Ross
"Sterling has a knack for lightening dark moments with humor, for revealing truths without veering into corniness. "
by Ian Patterson
"This heart-to-heart conversation between Sterling and the audience brings a room of people together every minute she’s on the stage. Its message of hope, love, and perseverance through trial and error are especially relevant in today’s social climate."