2017 National Women's Music Festival
The National Women's Music Festival is a four-day musical and cultural extravaganza that incorporates all facets of women's lives. It's a jam-packed long weekend where choices for things to do range from workshops, dance, concerts, comedy, theater presentations, a marketplace, newly released films and videos, a live auction, spirituality series, writer's series, Drum Chorus, Vocal Chorus, Folk Orchestra, and much, much more!
The Saturday Night Stage will showcase the score of a new musical about women athletes, telling the story of the greatest athlete of the 20th century, Babe Didrikson. Babe! An Olympian Musical is the first full-book, full-chorus musical about women athletes, starring a butch female lead and featuring a lesbian love story.
The book and lyrics are by Carolyn Gage, the author of seventy-five plays, who specializes in non-traditional roles for womenespecially those reclaiming famous lesbians whose stories have been distorted or erased from history. The score is by Andrea Jill Higgins, noted composer, musical director, pianist, and teacher.
Marriott Madison West (View)
1313 John Q. Hammons Dr.
Middleton, WI 53562
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