7th annual DC SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day
Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29
SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day is now TWO-DAYS long!
Enjoy new works by women artists!
Friday, March 28 at 7:00pm $10 admission
SWAN Day performances at the Athenaeum
201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Spoken Word Artist Shelly Bell hosts a group|
of women performers at the Athenaeum.
Princess Best Speaks (section of a one-woman show)
Live Painting demonstration by Ciara Tenhue
Mary Bowman, Soul Singer
Women Poets read from their work:
Shelly Says So
Saturday, March 29 at 11:30am FREE
SWAN Day Staged Reading Marathon at the
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
Guillotine Theatre, NuSass Theatre, Pallas Theatre and many individual playwrights,|
directors and actors will present readings of short plays/segments of full-length plays
by women including:
Pallas Theatre Collective: Voltaire in Petticoats by Laura Rocklyn and Ty Hallmark
(Voltaire in Petticoats deals with the life of late 19th century Washingtonian Clover Adams);
Double or Nothing, a Steampunk Play by Rebecca Nesvet;
Deeds, Not Words: Alice Paul & the Fight for Women's Voting Rights by Margie Tompros;
NuSass Productions: two short plays, one written by company member Emily Todd;
Playwright Jenny Splitter and director Kristy Simmons will preview new work;
Storyteller Ellouise Schoettler will perform a segment of one of her one-woman shows.