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Women's Work 2009

May 8 - 24: 11 different shows!

It's our third annual Women's Work festival -- bigger and better than ever, with film, dance, poetry and essays, music and of course, theater. 11 different shows, all tickets just $5 (save more with an all access pass)

Here's the lineup: 

Scheduled to Perform

May 8, 7:30 – Feature film, A Single Woman (the life of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress) starring Jeanmarie Simpson  Watch the trailer

May 9, 7:30 – 2 Short plays: Nicole C. Kearney's What Doesn't Kill Us Makes Us Stronger and Rachel Carrozziere's Idealistic Dreamer

May 10, 6:00An Evening of Poetry and Spoken Word: poetry and essays featuring Amy E. Hall, Raziya, Silvia Lewis (w/Giada), Janet Tuck, Jeanne Moses, Edith Costanza, Valerie S. Hart, Caroline DuBois

May 14, 7:30 – 2 One-act plays: Jacqueline Springfield's Going Back to Where I've Never Been and Cindy Cranford's Jack

May 15, 7:30 – 2 one-woman shows about historical figures -- one famous, one nearly forgotten: Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Literary Soldier, written and performed by Elizabeth Davidson; and Vanessa Adams-Harris in Janice Liddell's Who Will Sing For Lena

May 16, 7:30 – Women of Song, featuring Ginger Newman in her cabaret performance One Woman's Voice and Carolyn German performing her original songs in Where The Song Leads

May 17, 6:00 – 2 One-women plays: Laura Secord in a staged reading of her Sanapia's Courage Medicine: A Woman Healer's Life in Poems and Sarah E. Morgan in her Funny Love

May 21, 7:30Songwriter Girl Camp: Hit songwriter Kirsti Manna, with alumnae of her songwriting camp

May 22, 7:30 – Staged Reading: The View From Tall by Caitlin Montanye Parrish, directed by Brandy Austin

May 23, 7:30 – An evening of song and dance with the Nashville Chinese Culture Club, Marsha Barsky, Carrie Gant, Nancy Moran, Kelly Grider, Patricia Cross

May 24, 6:00 – Documentary film: the award-winning Who Does She Think She Is?, by director Pamela Tanner Boll Watch the trailer

The artwork of graphic designer Amy Olert, and visual artists Nancy VanReece, Toni Hooper and Kelly Grider will be on display in the lobby for the run of the festival.

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