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We were proud to cosponsor of Say Their Names, an evening of Plays and Monologues by BIPoC Honor Roll! Playwrights, about Black, Indigenous and Women of Color, including Latinx women, who died at the hands of law enforcement. Watch an archive on our FACEBOOK page. October 23, 2020
See the Say Their Names Program here. Download
ReGeneration: Our Reproductive Freedom Then & Now
“Gen Z” and “Gen Roe” come together to create a groundbreaking virtual performance piece about our Reproductive Freedom over time. August 26. 2020.
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Six GenZers, 16-23 years old, interview six people who marched and wrote and advocated for reproductive freedom and social justice in the decades past, and use the interivews to create and perform monologues. A fresh take that shares our dreams and our hopes for reproductive freedom, justice and human rights.
The 70-minute performance with:
We have always done this by Judith Arcana
Thoughts from Charlotte by Elliot Stewart
Under Construction by Aleina Dume
Further by Isabella Gallegos
The Heart of Abortion and Other Love Stories by Charlotte Taft and Shelley Oram
A Come to Jesus Moment by Emory Kemph
3 Notes to Hold Each Other by Ava Elizabeth Novak
You Can Sit Anywhere by Cassandra Medley
a love song by Manju Bangalore
Read the performance program: ReGeneration Performance Program Aug 26
See Who’s Who Cast, Interview Partners, Artistic team here: ReGeneration Aug 26 Who’s Who Cast Collaborators Artistic Team or at this link.
Performed by Manju Bangalore, Isabella Gallegos, Emory Kemph, Ava Elizabeth Novak, Elliot Stewart and Charlotte Taft
With Special Guest Artists Dawn Elizabeth, Julissa Roman and Jaye Austin Williams
Post Show discussion with: Aleina Dume (Gen Z), Tracia Banuelos (Board, Abortion Conversation Projects), Shireen Rose Shakouri (Campaign Manager, ReproAction)
GenZ: Manju Bangalore; Aleina Dume; Isabella Gallegos; Emory Kemph; Ava Elizabeth Novak; Elliot Stewart. More: ReGeneration Bios and Pics-site
GenXperience: Judith Arcana; Mildred Lewis; Cassandra Medley; Luz Rodriguez; Charlotte Taft; Rev. Rebecca Turner. More: Bios ReGeneration Gen Roe
Alinca Hamilton, Workshop Leader, Director (left)
Stacey Linnartz, Workshop Leader, Coach (right)
Produced by Cindy Cooper; Declan Zhang, Zoom Producer, Sound Consultant; Emory Kemph, PR, Graphics and Social Media.
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READINGS, RESILIENCE, AND REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM!
A Virtual Event. Thursday, May 7: Artists and Advocates Respond in a Time of Crisis
A Virtual Event via ZOOM with the National Institute of Reproductive Health — actors, writers and activists.
The Progressive: Staging a Defense of Reproductive Rights
Actors and presenters: Dr. Grisel Acosta (reading her own work), plus actors Cait Cortelyou, Kimiye Corwin, Alinca Hamilton, Yvette Heyliger, Crista Marie Jackson, Carl H. Jaynes, Stacey Linnartz (co-producer), with direction by Francesca Mantani Arkus. Co-produced by Cindy Cooper.
Writers: Jacqueline E. Lawton, Dr. Grisel Acosta, Melissa Bell, Justice Harry A. Blackmun, June Jordan, Dr. Susan Wicklund, Marge Piercy, Esosa Edosomwan, Mary Ann Sorrentino, Jessica Feder-Birnbaum, Florynce Rae Kennedy and Alix Olson.