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Women's Work opens May 8

3 Weekends Only



For the ninth year in a row, Tennessee Women’s Theater Project returns to the Looby Theater beginning Friday May 8, with its annual Women’s Work festival of performing and visual arts created by women. Running through Sunday May 24, the festival cuts a broad swath across styles and genres to offer eleven completely different programs: poetry and essays; staged readings of new plays; film, dance, music and a display of visual art works. Individual tickets are $10, and a Festival Pass good for admission to all 11 shows is just $50. 60% of ticket revenue goes toward compensating the presenting artists. Women's Work is presented with the support of Season Sponsor HCA TriStar Health, and grants from Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Tennessee Arts Commission and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.

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Roster as of April 26, 2015

Friday May 8, 7:30 pm – Theater: Reading of a full length play, The Ladies Who Swim, by Susan West Richardson

Saturday May 9, 7:30 pm – An Evening of This & That: Confessions of a Big Girl, a short play by Naima Bush; Are You Listening?, a film by Emily Steele; Sit on the Porch, a musical presentation by Allison Kerr; and Love is Sketchy, a comedy presentation by Sketchy Nashville Femmes.

Sunday May 10, 2:30 pm – Ninth Annual Mother’s Day Poetry Show featuring Sassy Ds (Dana Malone Saunders & Denise Satterfield Wilson), Barbara Russell, Lola White, Barbara Moss, Amy E. Hall, Ashley Mintz and Sylvia Forest Crawford

Thursday May 14, 7:30 pm – Screenplay Reading: reading of Black Holler, a horror genre screenplay by Heidi Ervin, Rachel Ward and Jason Berg. Black Holler on Facebook

Friday May 15, 7:30 pm – Theater: readings of short plays by Judy Klass, Robyn Brooks and Lorre Leon Mendelson

Saturday May 16, 7:30 pm – Music: singers Wendy Westmoreland and Nancy Nettles

Sunday May 17, 2:30 pm – Theater: reading of How Long is Fifteen Minutes? by Charissa Menefee

Thursday May 21, 7:30 pm – Documentary: Fairview, An American Conversation, film & reading, by Sara Sharpe

Friday May 22, 7:30 pm – Theater: reading of Mama's Girls, by Marilynn Barner Anselmi

Saturday May 23, 7:30 pm – Dance Night: featuring works from Elaine Husted/Husted Dance; Megan Ciccoline White; Jen Jen Lin & Lisa Spradley; Li Chiao-Ping Dance; Marci Murphree/REASONS Contemporary Dance Ensemble; Lisa Spradley/Epiphany Dance Company; Erin Law; Alicia Dawn Williams and Cynthia Adams

Sunday May 24, 2:30 pm – Theater: reading of the play Ptomaine Poison, by Janice Liddell

On display – visual art by Ashley Mintz and Lola White



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