Two Sunday afternoon shows present five extraordinary female performing artists in theatre pieces and dance.
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival is presenting an exceptional slate of theatre, dance and storytelling by remarkable performers that you can enjoy in a new virtual program, Triumph!
The two matinee programs are hosted by James and Lissa Reynolds. James is the Emmy® Award winning star of the NBC Daytime Drama Days of Our Lives. Lissa is the Artistic Director of the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, where she starred in A Woman of Independent Means.
Fay Hauser-Price directs the afternoon shows. A member of the Directors Guild, her film credits include Where’s the Smoke and 5150. Her TV credits include Act Now (PBS) and Read to Me L.A. She is also a producer, writer and actor.
November 1 at 3:00 p.m. PST
Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye in The Fannie Lou Hamer Story. This excerpt celebrates the historical Fannie Lou Hamer, fierce Mississippi Voters Rights advocate who fought tirelessly for Voter Rights in the state of Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement in the 60s. Ms. Aimbaye will also perform musical numbers and answer questions about and discuss voting issues.
November 8 AT 3:00 P.M. PST
Lynne Jassem in Tapping My Way to the Nuthouse. Told from a child’s voice through spoken word, mime and dance, one woman takes us on a journey of her coming out and the pressures of being a young performer with an overbearing stage mother..
Juli Kim in Abandon. In this Korean dance piece, a woman abandons both beauty and docility in favor of inner strength and beauty.
Sergia Starr in I Didn’t Cry, An excerpt from a personal story of the loss of a sister who experienced domestic violence and ultimately contracted HIV/AIDS from her husband.
Sharon Nyree Williams in Dare to Claim the Sky. An honest and unfiltered spoken word journey of a woman who addresses social justice, depression, resilience and being Black in America.
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival was founded by Adilah Barnes and Miriam Reed. A non-profit organization, over the course of twenty-seven years, it has presented the talents of over 500 female performing artists from around the world.
This program is presented with the support of the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division.
Presenter / Producer: Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival and City of West Hollywood
Theater > Drama
Theater > Theatrical Comedy
Theater > Other
Event Phone: 818-760-0408
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival
P.O. Box 94
North Hollywood CA 91601
LA - Hollywood / Westside
North Hollywood / Burbank / Glendale
Performance Dates: 11/1/2020 - 11/8/2020
$20 for the series of two Sunday shows. $15 for residents of the City of West Hollywood.
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