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Women's Work 2011
Looby Theater
Nashville, TN
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Women's Work 2011
For the fifth year running, Tennessee Women's Theater Project returns to the Looby Theater beginning Friday May 6, with its annual Women's Work festival of performing and visual arts created by women. Running through Sunday May 22, the festival cuts a broad swath across styles and genres to offer eleven completely different programs: poetry and essays; one-woman shows; staged readings of new plays; film, dance, music and a display of visual art works in the theater lobby.
Scheduled to appear:
Friday May 6, 7:30 pm  Thus Spoke the Mockingbird, a one-woman play depicting the life of Harper Lee, written by Joanie McElroy and performed by Joy Tilley Perryman

Saturday May 7, 7:30 pm  New Plays: Motherland, by Melissa Bedinger Hade; Ismene's Press Conference, by Judy Klass

Sunday May 8, 2:30 pm  Fifth Annual Mother's Day Poetry Show featuring Amy E. Hall, Raziya, Jan Bossing, Brenda Butka, Sylvia Page (aka Lady Peace), Alita Brielle Terry, Nella Asante and Binky - FREE ROSE TO EVERY MOTHER!

Thursday May 12, 7:30 pm  Video: 6 Months to Live, a sketch comedy video by Emily Steele; Jasmine's Story, a documentary short by Janni Snyder. Theater: Correction Fluid, a one-woman theater/interpretive/poetry work by Nubian Sun; Kill the Rabbit, a one-woman play by Regina McCord; Unscathed and Door Number Four, plays by Robyn Brooks; Interpreting a Dream, a play by Judy Klass

Friday May 13, 7:30 pm  Theater: staged reading of the play My Father's Chair, by Lisa Soland

Saturday May 14, 7:30 pm  Dance and more: Chinese Arts Alliance of Nashville performing We Are One, choreographed by Jen-Jen Lin; Amanda Cantrell Roche; Nathalie VanBalen and Perrin Ireland; Kristen Teffeteller and aerialists Molly Graves and Alicia Williams, performing as Aerial Fabricators

Sunday May 15, 2:30 pm  Different Stories: Weddings, School and Other Disasters by Patsy Hatfield Lawson, storyteller; Jezebel's Got the Blues . . . and other works of imagination, by Merrill Farnsworth, in a reader's theater presentation

Thursday May 19, 7:30 pm  Women Song: Live Music, with Ginger Sands, Judy Klass, Joie Scott, Shantel Adams, Vita Dennis and Anne E. DeChant

Friday May 20, 7:30 pm  Staged Reading: Black Girl Lost, a new play by Mary McCallum

Saturday May 21, 7:30 pm  One-woman show: A Dog's Tale, by Lindsay Terrizzi Hess

Sunday May 22, 2:30 pm  Staged Reading: Chlamydia Is Not a Flower  and Other Love Lessons I Missed, by Lauren Schmitzer

On display  artwork by Virginia Brennan, Tiffany Dyer and Christina Wegman


Looby Theater
2301 Rosa L Parks
Nashville, TN 37228
United States


Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Arts > Visual

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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