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The Boudica Series: Festival of Women's Voices

THE BOUDICA SERIES will feature talks, readings, performances and workshops by bold and brilliant women. The event will also raise funds, food and clothing for Henry Street Settlement: Third Street Women’s Residence and Antonio Olivier Center. Artists and speakers listed below. Surprise guests to be announced...

Monday August 22, 2016

  • Opening Ceremony conducted by Heather Ensworth
  • Poetry by Aleda Bliss
  • The Return of the Divine Feminine: A talk by Heather Ensworth
  • Story-telling as Activism: A Discussion with Jamia Wilson

Tuesday August 23, 2016

  • Ms. Revolutionary: A talk with Jane O’Reilly and Sue Leonard on founding Ms. Magazine, Getting it Gazette and today's guerilla media. 
  • Girl’s Play by Masha Obolensky, directed by Elizabeth Seldin starring Melissa Gordonand Meghann Garmany.
  • Elizabeth Seldin: Spoken Word Artist
  • Wayfoot, a short play by Georgina Escobar

Wednesday August 24, 2016

  • Dear Miss So and So by Sophia Chapadjiev and directed by Rosa Palmeri
  • Poetry by Annela Levitov
  • Music and Storytelling by Melissa Gordon
  • Taming of the Shrew?  A discussion with Rosa Palmeri and Brittany Purham on women, power and relationships

Thursday August 25, 2016

  • Raw, Sexy, Beautiful Words: Poetry by Madhuri Pavamani
  • All the World's a Stage: A discussion about theatre as a tool for international social justice with Caitlin O'Connell, Dominique Sinagra and Savitha Gargi.
  • Runaway by Shelley Fort
  • Thin Skin: music by Savvy Clement

Friday August 26, 2016 (FREE)

  • A retelling of Joan of Arc, using stories of women and girls from around the world, including those of Syrian Refugees, former child soldiers, African AIDS orphans, "untouchables" in India and women in the United States. Written and directed by Dominique Sinagra and starring Charlie Leslie-Cameron. 
  • Bones: Poetry and a discussion about reckoning with the adopted self by Emily Cox Sinagra

Saturday August 27, 2016

  • A performance and talk with Agunda Okeyo
  • Women in Leadership: a panel and group discussion by and about women leaders in theatre. 
  • Reading by Barnard Women Poets Prize winner Brittany Purham.
  • Martha of Admin performed by Charlie Leslie-Cameron
  • Discussion and Closing Ceremony by Native America Healer and Activist Pat McCabe.



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