Through Her Eyes: Women of Color Arts Festival 2002

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Through Her Eyes: Women of Color Arts Festival 2002 features a collection of over 25 exciting classical plays, contemporary plays, new plays, performance art, staged readings, and lecture series performed by Women of Color or about Women of Color. This fourth annual festival during Women’s History Month into Spring is presented in association with Riverbank State Park and held at Riverbank State Park Cultural Center, the Atlantic Theater, Henry Street Settlement Abrons Art Center and Musical Theater Works.

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Productions include:

A Moment in Time -by Lorraine Moore
During the 1995 bombing of the Federal building in downtown Oklahoma, a man makes some remarkable decisions.

As You Like It -by William Shakespeare
A classic comedy involving all kinds of delicious deceptions.

Aviva -by Audrey O’Neal
A moving drama about a young woman’s will to survive.

Beyond the Veil -by Dan Snow
In its fourth incarnation, this solo piece is based on the life and writings of Dr. W.E.B. DuBois.

Brothers and Sisters the Soul Traveling Circus -by M. Malcolm King
A poetic choreapoem of memories.

Ghetto Mountaintop -by Teisha Hickman
“Gates surround my playground now…dirt becomes dirt, dirt becomes weeds, dirt becomes cement…Ghetto Mountaintop – the memory of what once was.”

Go Peaches -by Mariette Peaches Rodriguez
Stand-up style comedy from an angry, animated Latina from Connecticut.

Hold the Floor -by Julia Schaffer
The mythical telling of one infant’s birth and the simultaneous death of her grandmother.

In the Blood -by Suzan-Lori Parks (TOPDOG/UNDERDOG)
See a modern day SCARLET LETTER. Hester now has five kids living under the Brooklyn Bridge.

It’s Good to See You -by J. Gordon Russell
If you had a crush on someone and met later in life, how willing would you be to admit it?

Lovers in the Night One-Acts
Medea -by Euripides
The classic drama of the jealousy and revenge of a woman betrayed by her husband.

Miles Davis -by Jacqueline Wade
A powerful play about the life and times of the famed jazz musician Miles Davis from a different perspective.

Panic -by Audrey O’Neal
A woman struggles with her debilitating panic attacks.

Pieces of We -by Shavon Norris
An examination of the emotional and psychological layers of one woman that asks the question, “Are we free to remember?”

Spic Chic -by Luis Chalvisan
Meet the funniest PR in the world.

The Lazy Eye -by Adriana Maldonado
An exciting one-woman play about a woman who wants to be a man.
Wit -by Margaret Edson
Viven, an outstanding scholar professor has always been at the top of her game. Now she’s faced with cancer.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: March 16, 2002 Final Performance: April 28, 2002