12th Annual Women's Work Festival
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Beginning September 7, for the twelfth year in a row, Tennessee Women’s Theater Project presents its annual Women’s Work festival of performing and visual arts created by women. Running at North Nashville’s Looby Theater through Sunday September 23, the festival cuts a broad swathe across styles and genres to offer eleven completely different programs:
poetry and storytelling ; staged readings of new plays; film, dance, music and a display of visual art works.
Women’s Work is presented with the support of our 2017-2018 Season Sponsor HCA TriStar Healthcare, and individual donors .
Women’s Work 2018 Program Lineup (as of August 26)
September 7, 7:30pm – Dance Night: featuring works from choreographers Amanda Cantrell Roche (Blue Moves); Ashlyn Cianciolo; Kavana West, McKay House and Utam Moses; Erin Kouwe; Brandy A. Rogers; Windship Boyd and Beverly Love; Jen-Jen Lin
September 8, 7:30pm – Theater/One-Woman Shows: Five Junctions of Acceptance: A Love Letter, by Arabelle Pollick; and The Vicious Hillbilly or Dating in the Deep South, by Dawn Larsen
September 9, 2:30pm – Theater/Staged Reading: Boxes, by Brooke Bryant
September 13, 7:30pm – Theater/One-Woman Shows: Project 24, by Brandy A. Rogers; Be Fruitful and Multiply, by Tricia Rose Burt
September 14, 7:30pm – Various Shorts: Mermaid Asylum, by Lainie Marsh and Nishat Mirza; The Revolution of My Voice, by Greta McClain; Circular Emotion, by Mary Donnet-Johnson; It’s Complicated, a sitcom pilot by Emily Steele
September 15, 7:30pm – Theater/One-Woman Show: If I Dare, by Ginger Newman
September 16, 2:30pm – Poetry & Comedy! Featuring poets Mimi Pantelides, Colleen McClintock, and Dana Malone; and comics Aleta Myles (hosting the comedy portion of the show), Allison Summers, Melissa McKnight, Shannon Delane, and Britt Beer
September 20, 7:30pm – Theater/Staged Reading: Seven Bridges Road, by Marilynn Barner Anselmi
September 21, 7:30pm – Storytelling and Monologues: Sirens of Appalachia, by Dana Malone, Kristen Chapman Gibbons, and Lily Wilson; and Mothers, Wives, Daughters, Sisters, Friends, by Myra Stephens
September 22, 7:30pm – Musical Tribute: Nina Now, by Destiny Stone
September 23, 2:30pm – Theater/Staged Reading: Irish Mist, by Bren Dubay
Visual art on display – photography by Nikki Staggs; painting by Carol Tures
2301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, TN 37228