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First Floor Theatre

October 2 - 19, 2008
WEEK ONE:  Oct 2-5 -- Thursday - Sunday @ 8pm and Sunday matinee @ 2:30pm
WEEK TWO: Oct 10-12 -- Friday, Sat, Sun @ 8pm and Sat & Sun matinees @ 2:30pm
WEEK THREE: Oct 18 & 19 -- Sat & Sunday @ 8pm and Sunday matinee @ 2:30pm

Tickets $18


*Talkback with Patricia J. Williams after Oct 5 2:30pm matinee

Please join us for a talkback with Patricia J. Williams
on October 5 after the 2:30 Matinee.

Williams is a columnist for THE NATION and is a professor of law at Columbia University.  She holds a BA from Wellesley College and a JD from Harvard Law school.  www.madlawprofessor.wordpress.com 

Journeys: A series of stirring monologues from courageous women around the world engaged in the dangerous struggle for human rights. Each of these remarkable and heroic leaders tells an inspiring story of commitment.

JOURNEYS presents the personal testimonies of:

Hafsat Abiola (Nigeria) by Anna Deavere Smith
Farida Azizi (Afghanistan) by Ruth Margraff
Anabella de Leon (Guatemala) by Gail Kriegel
Inez McCormack (Northern Ireland) by Carol K Mack
Mukhtaran Mai (Pakistan) by Susan Yankowitz
Mu Sochua (Cambodia) by Catherine Filloux
Marina Pisklakova-Parker (Russia) by Paula Cizmar

Directed by Evan Yionoulis

Thur 10/2
8:00pm - Series A
Fri 10/3
8:00pm - Series B
Sat 10/4
8:00pm - Series A
Sun 10/5
2:30pm - Series B
8:00pm - Series A
Thur 10/9
NO Show
Fri 10/10
8:00pm - Series A
Sat 10/11
2:30pm - Series A
8:00pm - Series B
Sun 10/12
2:30pm - Series B
8:00pm - Series B
Thur 10/16
NO Show
Fri 10/17
NO Show
Sat 10/18
8:00pm - Series A
Sun 10/19
2:30pm - Series A
8:00pm - Series B

INEZ McCORMACK, Northern Ireland By Carol K. Mack
MU SOCHUA, Cambodia, By Catherine Filloux
MUKHTARAN MAI, Pakistan, By Susan Yankowitz

HAFSAT ABIOLA, Nigeria, By Anna Deavere Smith
FARIDA AZIZI, Afghanistan, By Ruth Margraff
ANABELLA DE LEON, Guatemala, By Gail Kriegel

CAST: Betsy Aidem, Terry Donnelly, Mercedes Herrero, Rachael Holmes, Christine Toy Johnson,   Alexandra Napier, Reena Shah  

Lighting Design: Burke Brown
Sound Design: Sharath Patel

Stage Manager: Melissa Spengler

Production Coordinator: Linda Marvel

EQUITY APPROVED SHOWCASE: Actors and Stage Manager appearing through the courtesy of AEA

“The lives of these women provide a portal through which audiences will be able to experience a diversity of cultures while bearing witness to the varied ways in which individual women have overcome insurmountable hurdles to justice and freedom.”   Melanne Verveer, Chair and Founder Vital Voices Global Partnership. www.vitalvoices.org

JOURNEYS is made possible by a consortium grant from the National Endowment of the Arts

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