The Feminine Mystique Reading Series

ABOUT THE SERIES

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s watershed treatise The Feminine Mystiquethe book that launched second-wave feminism in this country.  Accordingly, we are launching our yearly themed reading series around themes of women’s changing lives:  ”Feminine Mystique: 50 years later” Reading Series features plays by and about women who challenge traditional notions of what it means to be a woman today, as we look back on our history.

ABOUT THE PLAYS

Gather at the River written and directed by Laura Marks

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Interview with Laura Marks

The Feast of the Flying Cow…and Other Stories of War by Jeni Mahoney dir. by Jackson Gay

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Interview with Jeni Mahoney

Playgrounds by Sarah Sander dir. by Suzanne Agins

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Listen to an interview with Sarah

Mexico by Hilary Bettis dir. Elena Araoz

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Read more about Hilary

That’s All I Got by Addie Walsh, dir. by Michole Biancosino

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Read more about Addie

Watch Addie’s video of the play

Works in Progress Short Plays, Poems, Prose and Monologues

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