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TWTP Presents the 13th Annual Women's Work Festival
Z Alexander Looby Theater
Nashville, TN
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TWTP Presents the 13th Annual Women's Work Festival
Tennessee Womens Theater Project returns to the Looby Theater beginning Friday September 20th, with the 13th Annual Womens Work festival of performing and visual arts created by women. Running through Sunday October 6, the festival spans a wide range of styles and genres to offer a completely different program at every performance: poetry and storytelling, stand-up comedy, one-woman shows, readings of plays and musicals, dance, music, film and a display of art works in the theater.

Single tickets to Womens Work are just $10 each; a $30 mini-pass offers admission to any four performances; and the $60 Festival Pass is good for admission to all shows. With the support of individual donors and ticket buyers, the company is proud to compensate the presenting artists for their appearances: $6 of every $10 in ticket sales goes to the presenters.

Womens Work 2019 Program Lineup
(as of Sept 8)

September 20, 7:30 pm  Various Shorts: What's Held Back and Untethered, 2 short plays by Judy Klass; You Wouldnt Expect, short film by Marilynn Anselmi; In a Quiet Place, poetry by Mimi Pantelides; Breaking Things, short Fiction by Jayd-Lynn Perez.
September 21, 7:30 pm  Dance Night: featuring works from choreographers Brigitte Birk, Cynthia Adams, Jen-Jen Lin (Chinese Arts Alliance), Michelle Burlingame, Joslyn Evans, Sarah Atenhan, Amanda Howard, Laurel Desmarais, Meg Brooker, Sarah Murray, Rebecca Hoback, and Windship Boyd and Thea Jones.

September 22, 2:30 pm  JUST ADDED: Allison Plattsmeier with readings and essays on her recent adventures as a phd candidate with a new baby; and Kristen Chapman Gibbons, with musings on motherhood.

September 26, 7:30 pm  Theater for Young Audiences play: Captain Aurora, by Becky Wahlstrom.

September 27, 7:30 pm  Theater/One-Woman Show: The MILF Also Rises, by Jen Joplin.

September 28, 7:30 pm  Theater/One-Woman Show: The Vicious Hillbilly or Dating in the Deep South, by Dawn Larsen.

September 29, 2:30 pm  Storytelling/poetry/singing: From the Page and From the Strings, by Dana Malone and Amelia White.

October 3, 7:30 pm  An Evening of Stand-Up Comedy with host Aleta Myles.

October 4, 7:30 pm  TBA

October 5, 7:30 pm  Musical Theatre: Black Ophelia, by Lainie Marsh

October 6, 2:30 pm  Bits & Bobs: Making New Life with the Fragments of Broken Ones: Using Words to Heal, a collaborative piece compiled by Ashley Mintz; Amaranthine and Amen, dance by Laura Valentine (NUMINOUS FLUX); The World According to Riley, a short play by DeeGee Lester; Spells for Healing the Mother Wound, poetry by Karina Cochran; RE - MEMBER - ING SARA BAARTMAN, a short play by Robyn Brooks.

Visual art on display  drawings in colored pencil by Mimi Pantelides


Z Alexander Looby Theater (View)
2301 Rosa L Parks Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37228
United States


Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Dance
Arts > Literary
Arts > Theatre
Comedy > Stand Up
Music > Americana

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


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