Coming in March
By Kate Aspengren
Presented at the Worcester Historical Museum in collaboration with the Worcester Women’s History Project
Directed by Robbin Joyce, Barbara Guertin, Carole Hayes, Frank Bartucca, Briana Lynn Naughton, Kelly Stowell, Denise Alexander
March 22-31, 2018
22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 - 6:30pm
Sat the 24, 31 - 2:00pm
$15 Seniors, Museum Members & WWHP Members
"Men may work from sun to sun, but women's work is never done." In BIue Yonder, the audience meets twelve mesmerizing and eccentric women including a flight instructor, a firefighter, a stuntwoman, a woman who donates body parts, an employment counselor, a professional softball player, a surgical nurse professional baseball player, and a daredevil who plays with dynamite among others. Through the monologues, each woman examines her life's work and explores the career that she has found. Or that has found her. This joint production with the Worcester Historical Museum/Women’s History Project celebrates Women’s History Month.
4th Wall Stage Company: Theatre exploring ideas and emotions which speak to our common humanity and reverberate in the modern consciousness.
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