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Blue Stockings at Commonwealth Theatre Center


9/20/2018 - 9/29/2018


Commonwealth Theatre Center

1123 Payne Street
Louisville,KY 40204
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Phone: 502.589.0084

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BWW Review: BLUE STOCKINGS at Commonwealth Theatre Center
October 01, 2018

If you were fortunate to be in the opening night audience of Commonwealth Theater Company's (CTC) production of Blue Stockings, you had the privilege to witness not only a brilliant performance but also a pre-show panel discussion entitled 'Leadership, Representation, and the Impact of Women in Higher Education: Past, Present & Future' with Sadiqa Reynolds, President & CEO, Louisville Urban League, Inc., Tori Murden McClure, President of Spalding University, Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Louisville, and CTC Outreach Director and production director Heather Burns. This discussion addressed the struggles of gender inequality and opportunity in the collegiate field. Diving into hard-hitting questions such as: is there room for all of us (all genders), and are women feeling more valued? while shedding light on the power of competence versus dominance, the panel provided a thought-provoking meditation for themes of suffrage and rights in Blue Stockings. (more...)

September 20-29

Blue Stockings
by Jessica Swale, directed by Heather Burns

In this moving, comical story of Victorian women fighting for the future of education, Tess and her fellow first-years are determined to win the right to graduate from Girton College, Cambridge. But distractions of love, the class divide, and the strength of the opposition stand in the way of change.

Shows on the Nancy Niles Sexton Stage at Commonwealth Theatre Center — 1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204. For info and tickets, 502.589.0084 or email boxoffice@commonwealththeatre.org

Evenings at 7:30 on September 20-22 and September 27-29
Matinees at 2:00 on September 22 & 29

Evenings $15adult, $10student/senior
Matinees (Saturdays) $10 adult, $8student/senior

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