Women in Action

March 4, 2013 by  

Sleeping Weazel


Women In Action:

a new wave of art, theatre, music, and performance

March 7 – 9, 2013


March 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Ruth Margraff (leader in the new opera movement) will perform with her Café Antarsia Ensemble. Playwright/activist Lisa Schlesinger and Magdalena Gómez (performance artist and Artistic Director, Teatro V!DA) will read from works in progress. Theatre scholar Heidi Bean (Bridgewater State University) will lead the post-show discussion. Refreshments to follow.

March 8-9, 2013 at 7:30 pm

The Future Now
a triple bill featuring:

a performance lecture by visual artist Alexia Stamatiou

a solo show written and performed by Obehi Janice
When Obehi is diagnosed with clinical depression, she begins to wonder if she’s BLACK enough, NIGERIAN enough, and has enough faith. With inventive prose and incredible wit, FUFU & OREOS stakes a claim for the power of voice in our search for self.

a new play by Adara Meyers
directed by Cecelia Raker
When a group of mothers and daughters attempt to prove their “individuality,” the murky waves of love and death crash against generational angst and pseudo-religious understanding in this satirical play about womanhood.

Dramaturg Ilana Brownstein will moderate the post-show discussion on March 8.

Tickets: $15 at the door or online.

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