International Readings in Port Townsend, WA, USA for International Women's Day
ICWP Member Mara Lathrop organised a readings event for two performances, March 7 & 8, 2011, at Key City Public Theatre of Port Townsend, WA, USA. This was the 3rd Annual "Here, There & Everywhere" in honor of International Women's Day. The program featured nine monologues by women playwrights from the US and India.
1. Me Vs. My Subconscious by Rebecca Goldberg, Seattle, WA
A technicolor dream transforms a woman's waking life.
2. Untitled by Hina Siddiqui, Pune, India
Two very different women; one terrible secret.
3. Nellie's Memory by Rebecca Redshaw, Port Angeles, WA
An old woman recounts the day a steamship blew up on the Hudson river.
4. Belt Loop Man by Barbara Lindsay, Shoreline, WA
Is he the answer to a woman's prayers ...or is he just trying to drive her crazy?
5. The People by Vicki Caroline Cheatwood, Dallas, TX
Eight years white; twenty-eight years Commanche. The true story of Cynthia Ann Parker.
6. The Last Reading of Charlotte Cushman by Carolyn Gage, Portland, ME
In 19th century New York City, an actress studies prostitutes to prepare for a role.
7. Big by E.M. Lewis, Princeton, NJ
Some people are just born that way.
8. Chinese For Dummies by Denise Fleener, Sequim, WA
It's never too late to learn a new language.
9. The Hunter by Gloria Calderon Kellett, Los Angeles, CA
A woman lays it all out at Speed Dating Night.
The 2011 HT&E was curated and directed by KCPT Literary Manager Mara Lathrop. Monologues were performed by DJ Adams, Denise Fleener, Erin Lamb and Amanda Stuerer. 2011 HT&E raised $850 for the Port Townsend chapter of the American Association of University Women's scholarship fund.