365 Women a Year ~ NYC1

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365 WOMEN A YEAR:  A PLAYWRITING PROJECT NYC1 – APRIL 11 – THE SHEEN CENTER – 6:30PM

365 WOMEN A YEAR: A PLAYWRITING PROJECT involves over 400 women who signed on to write one or more one-acts about extraordinary women in both past and present history.  The project’s goal is to write women back into the social consciousness as well as empower and promote female playwrights around the globe.

The New York City Branch of 365 Women involves fifteen playwrights in a staged reading event with plays approximately 10 minutes long.  They will be presented on April 11 at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY.   There will be a wide range of women explored over the evening.  This full program, produced by Cate Cammarata, is divided into the following three groups:

Group A  6:30-7:30 pm

Chisolm Trail by Olga Humphrey  (featuring Shirley Chisolm)
Beatrix in the Shadows by D. Lee Miller (featuring Beatrix Potter)
Olympic Games by Cynthia L. Cooper (featuring Wilma Rudolph)
The Past is Still Ahead by Sophia Romma (featuring Marina Tsvetaeva)
Blood Ties by Michael angel Johnson (featuring Edmonia Wildfire Lewis and Lydia M. Child)

Group B  7:45 – 8:45 pm

We Were Very Merry by Penny Jackson (featuring Edna Vincent Millay)
Squeezing Papayas by Robin Rice Lichtig (featuring Sasha Montenegro)
Condi on Ice by Libby Emmons (featuring Condoleezza Rice)
Georgia Makes a Scene by Susan Shafer (featuring Georgia O’Keeffe)
Box of Lies by Karin Diann Williams (featuring Anais Nin)

Group C  9:00-10:00 pm

Temperance by Gina DeMarco (featuring Victoria Woodhull)
Caster by Kat Mustatea (featuring Caster Semenya)
Truth and Justice in an Elevator by Erin Moughon (featuring Justice Sonia Sotomayor)
Dying is an Art by Kendra Augustin (featuring Sylvia Plath)
Hollywood Butterfly by Barbara Kahn (featuring Butterfly McQueen)

This program is part of the SWAN Day festivities.

For reservations, please go to:

http://tinyurl.com/pcg263m

 

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