19th Amendment Project | October 25th

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October 25th | 7:00PM | $6

The 19th Amendment Project is a collection of short plays all written by women and/or non-binary playwrights celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and its ongoing impact in our world and politics of 2020. These plays were presented at the Burning Coal Theatre Company in Raleigh, NC earlier this year and Mad Cow Theatre is bringing them to Orlando and the ever-expanding virtual audience. 

Bitter Flower by Jennifer Fink 
Follows the relationship of two major figures in the suffrage movement, Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Jane Addams, and the fault lines of black and white feminists that continue to the present day.  Content Warning: death, racism, abuse

LOST MUSIC FROM THE HEART OF EVERYTHING (a suffrage aria for Amelia Himes Walker) by Ruth Margraff, music by Kamala Sankaram
This aria describes the struggle Amelia Himes Walker faced to gain voting rights for women. It follows her arrest, her time in a labor camp, and her hunger strike.

A Sentiment by Elaine Romero 
Set in 1848, the night before the signing of the Declaration of Sentiments at Seneca Falls, Lucretia Mott, a social reformer, pleads with her husband of the importance for women to fight for their rights to equality.

 


How it works: First you must purchase access here, then you will be sent a link to a ZOOM webinar the morning of the performance(s) via email.