WTF #2 - The Women's Theatre Festival
The Millibo is bringing back the Women’s Theatre Festival for its second year, to empower and engage artists and audiences.
#WTF will be a 3-week long festival with special events celebrating and promoting the work of Colorado Women Playwrights.
The mission of the WTF is to support the many talented women creating theater and performance art throughout Colorado by giving them a platform for their voices, their truths, and their stories.
This year, we are performing five plays and one poem:
Two candidates face off in a debate about the issues but end up debating how politics are debated in America.
Directed & Written by Cyndi Parr (Colorado Springs)
Incumbent: Joanne Koehler
Challenger: Jeremiah Walter
Moderator: Micah Speirs
One Man’s Trash
When volatile Cee visits an exhibit of “discarded object” art, she is confronted by an unexpected blast from her past. As Nat, a security guard, attempts to intervene, their verbal sparring over what separates and unites, and what it means to be trash, leads to unexpected consequences.
Writer – Leslie Lewis (Longmont)
Director – Marisa Hebert
Cee: Lynn Jacobs
Nat: Lynne Hastings
Nomads of Disaster/Listening to Chernobyl
As they reluctantly depart the future nuclear zone, Svetlana and Alexey take a hopeful shot at tapping into some good old American know-how or luck or whatever it is that makes their adoptive home so seemingly impervious to disaster. They try the Book Bar. They meet Ashley.
Writer – Nina Alice Miller (Arvada)
Director – Max Ferguson
Svetlana: Jane Fromme
Alexey: Charlie Ammen
Ashley: Monika Allred
An experienced Realtor arrives at the home of a new client only to discover that this straightforward sale has been sabotaged. In order to get the listing back on track, both women must let down their guard and discover what really makes a happy home.
Writer – Lisa Siebert (Colorado Springs)
Director – Lisa Siebert
Penny – Jane Fromme
Cheryl – Anna Faye Hunter
Katherine has been pining for the mysterious “Cat Man” for quite a while. When she finally makes her move hilarity ensues as she discovers things are not as they may seem.
Directed & Written by Kara Harrison (Colorado Springs via Georgia)
Katherine: Allyson Hackworth
Gerald: Dalton Watson
Hot Cat Guy: Madeline Campbell
Like a Living, Breathing Janus (A Poem)
A story revealed through the voice of one-women along a timeline from her youth to middle age.
Writer – Lara Gaydos (Black Forest)
Director – Birgitta De Pree
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 26, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
- Apr 27, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Sat)
- Apr 28, 2019 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
Additional time info:
On April 20th we will host a talk-back with the playwrights after the show.
1626 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80905