Women's History Month Celebrated with Special Events at 6th Street Playhouse


The 6th Street Playhouse has announced special event presentations marking National Women's History Month. The women in the Sonoma County are highlighted in three special events and a new stage play will a special look at female characters created by playwright Tennessee Williams.
National Women's History Month events at 6th Street Playhouse include:
"Under the Influence of Tennessee's Women"
5 p.m. Sunday, March 18
Over 30 local women artists reflect on the characters of Tennessee Williams through their paintings and sculptures. This reception and art show features guest speaker KRCB Radio FM Program Director, Robin Pressman. Free admission.
"The Tennessee Menagerie: An Evening with the Women of Tennessee Williams"
March 23 to April 7, 2012 - (Performance times available on the 6SP website)
This new stage play is the center piece of National Women's History Month activities at 6th Street Playhouse. Co-conceived by Artistic Director, Craig A. Miller and 6th Street Playhouse Dramaturge, Lennie Dean "The Tennessee Menagerie" peeks into the life and mind of the American playwright as it re-introduces audiences to his memorable female characters with scenes and monologues by Williams. Tickets $10 to $25.
"Taste: A Wine Country Pygmalion"
2 p.m. Saturday, March 31
Bronwen Shears directs this staged reading of "Taste: A Wine Country Pygmalion," a new play by Jody Gehrman (author of "The Ticking Clock Project"). Free admission.
"Showcase: Women in the Arts"
7 p.m. Sunday, April 1
This performance event honors 10 female artists, singers, poets, actresses and dancers who have contributed to the cultural life of Sonoma County. $10 per person.
All events are presented in the Studio Theatre of the 6th Street Playhouse, located at 52 West 6th Street in Santa Rosa, Calif. For tickets or more information call 707-523-4185 or visit www.6thstreetplayhouse.com

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