Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff Musical direction


Saturday 14th October 2017 - Sunday 12th November 2017

Venue: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States


Tickets: Reserved1: USD 15, Reserved2: USD 30.

Time: 8pm - 5pm

"Shout the revolution of women!" 1917:Suffragists fight to gain the vote for women. The personal pits each against the political in Strange Ladies – told with music from the period.

The new musical Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff is about the struggle to gain the vote for women Directed by Jan Zvaifler, this Central Works Method Musical is inspired by the Suffrage movement, and told with music of the period under the musical direction of Milissa Carey. 1917- a diverse group of Suffragists are fighting to gain the vote for women as the US enters World War I. Torn between loyalty to their political cause and loyalty to the war effort, these women each struggle to make difficult choices in a time of tremendous social upheaval. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the imprisonment of the "Silent Sentinels. " These women were arrested and sent to Occoquan Workhouse Prison after picketing the White House and demanding the right to vote. Their brutal treatment and subsequent hunger strike earned them the epithet of the "Strange Ladies" and forced the issue of Woman Suffrage into the national consciousness.

A Central Works Method Musical Strange Ladies is written by Susan Sobeloff, with direction by Jan Zvaifler, musical direction by Milissa Carey. The production is developed in collaboration with Milissa Carey, Gary Graves, Gwen Loeb, Regina Morones, Radhika Rao, Renee Rogoff, Gregory Scharpen and Jan Zvaifler.

Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre | Musical.

Sub-Categories: Live Music | Folk Music,
Lifestyle | Women.

Artists / Speakers: Susan Sobeloff, Milissa Carey, Gary Graves, Gwen Loeb, Regina Morones, Radhika Rao, Renee Rogoff, Gregory Scharpen, Jan Zvaifler.












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Last Update: 2017-09-06




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