A TOUCH OF COLOR – a musical by Rory Six

A deeply moving and humorous musical about being transgender




Book, lyrics and music by Rory Six (BEL)

1 F or M


Orchestration: Piano, Violin, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar

English translation

A TOUCH OF COLOR is a touching, heartwarming and humorous one-man/one-woman musical about being born in the ‘wrong’ body. The musical takes its starting point on the day before the operation when Klaus will become Helena. The story is well-written containing beautiful, melodic and relevant songs that takes us on a journey back to when Klaus as a boy secretly wore his mother’s dresses and her makeup.

The musical portrays the difficult balancing act of navigating emotions and misunderstandings that one can encounter being transgender; getting married and having children who suddenly must decide whether to call their parent father or mother; or the challenge of being accepted by one’s best friends and by society in general. And then there is the loneliness…


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