Einar and Gerda are a devoted married couple, working as painters in 1920s Copenhagen. After agreeing to pose in women’s clothing for a portrait, Einar realizes his lifelong identification as a female and embraces the identity of Lili. 2016 Oscar nominees Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in this remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, and the evolution of their marriage as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, students and military, and $1 for Mercyhurst students (with ID). For tickets, call 814-824-3000 or visit miac.mercyhurst.edu.