To the world, Chaz Bono is one of many things: the lone child of famed entertainers Sonny and Cher, an author, a transgender LGBT rights advocate. But to Bono himself, these titles mean little.
"I'm a guy just trying to make a living as an actor just like thousands of others," Bono said.
But thus far, it hasn't been easy. It's why he decided to start his own production company, Phoenix Fire Productions, to create work for himself and other unknown actors. His first production, running weekends through Sunday at Hollywood's Lounge Theatre, is of Lee Blessing's "Down the Road."
In the play, Bono, 46, stars as Bill Reach, an incarcerated serial killer...