Brava! Women Make American Theater

Event time: 
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 12:00am to Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) See map
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

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The Queen of the Cakewalk! Vera Wilson and her trademark toe-posing! The prettiest woman ever charged with murder in Chicago! Industrial pageants and labor plays! Satires and farces! Great moral dramas! Legs!

A celebration of women in every aspect of American theater making. She sings! She dances! She acts! She directs! She produces, and designs costumes, and choreographs, and researches, and writes! Women make American theater!

Starring: Tallulah Bankhead, Cheryl Crawford, Lorraine Hansberry, Lillian Hellman, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Zora Neale Hurston, Judith Malina, Rose McClendon, Carlotta Monterey O’Neill, Geraldine Page, Sarah Ruhl, Irene Sharaff, Maureen Stapleton, Gertrude Stein, Paula Vogel, Aida Overton Walker. Margaret Webster … And many more!