Eighth Annual Women's Work Festival
May 2 through 18, 2014
The longest-running festival of its kind in the region, Women's Work spans styles and genres to offer eleven completely different programs: poetry and essays, one-woman shows, new plays, music, dance, film and visual art.
This is the roster of presenters for the Eighth Annual Women's Work Festival, opening May 2 and offering eleven completely different programs through May 18. It's all in one location and scheduled sequentially, so you won't miss a thing. And, Women's Work is the most affordable festival there is -- just $5 gets you in, and it's only $35 for an all-access Festival Pass. Here's the lineup for Women's Work 2014:
- May 2, 7:30 pm — Theater: Reading of the full-length play, Madeline J. Small Is Getting Smaller by Emily Feldman.
- May 3, 7:30 pm — Dance Night: Performances by Chinese Arts Alliance, Epiphany Dance Company, Husted Dance, and Marci Murphree – Reasons Contemporary Dance Ensemble.
- May 4, 2:30 pm — Films: Documentaries The Art of Healing by Edith Costanza and A Portrait of Ultra Violet by Karen Linton; Embalmer’s Gray, a dramatic short by Jennifer Bonior, and short films from Nashville Public Television.
- May 8, 7:30 pm — Theater: Steak and Donuts by Anna Hammonds; and Performance Art: Storybook Heroin Presents: The Lil’ Mermaid by Heidi Ervin and Shawn Cornelius.
- May 9, 7:30 pm — Theater: Staged reading of the full-length play, The Osanbi Deal by Marilynn Barner Anselmi.
- May 10, 7:30 pm — AN EVENING OF SONG AND STORY featuring readings by Myra Stephens and Francie Murphey, and singer/songwriters Ashley Mintz and Lauren Pratt.
- May 11, 2:30 pm — Poetry: The Eighth Annual Mother’s Day Poetry Show includes Tina Murray, Alita Terry & Kana Gaines, Edith Costanza, Amy E. Hall, Melanie Wallace, Amy Wright, Leslie Bohn, Sylvia Crawford and Jessica Polish. A FREE ROSE FOR EVERY MOTHER!
- May 15, 7:30 pm — Theater: Staged reading of the play Six Triple Eight by Mary McCallum.
- May 16, 7:30 pm — Two One-woman Shows: Dress Kiss Me by Marlene Nichols and From the Motherland to the Promised Land by Sherre Bishop.
- May 17, 7:30 pm — One-woman Show: My Name is Rachel Corrie by Katharine Viner and Alan Rickman, produced and performed by Jaclyn Johnson Tidwell.
- May 18, 2:30 pm — AN AFTERNOON OF SHORT PLAYS featuring works by playwrights Judy Klass, Robyn Brooks, Madeleine Hicks and Melanie Vare.