The On Women festival will present George Brant's 2013 award-winning play Grounded, directed by Cindy Rosenthal. A solo work, to be performed by actress Maya Carter, is a harrowing take on an unexpected pregnancy that ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky. Grounded will be performed April 22 & 29 and May 1 & 2 at 9pm; April 24 & 27 at 7pm; and May 4 at 5pm.
The festival will celebrate Joni Mitchell's 75th birthday and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with the world premiere Both Sides Now: The Music of Joni Mitchell, The Early Years 1966-1974, conceived in part by David Yaffe and performed by composer, actor and vocalist, Hannah Reimann. Both Sides Now: The Music of Joni Mitchell, The Early Years 1966-1974 will be performed April 24 & 27 at 3pm; April 22, 25 & 29 and May 1 at 7pm; and April 26 and May 3 & 4 at 9pm.
Lastly, a world premiere by acclaimed New York theater company L'Atelier Theatre Productions, The Franca Rame Project explores the texts of Italian playwrights, actors, and activists Franca Rame and Dario Fo at the height of the second feminist wave in the 1970s. The Franca Rame Project will be performed April 24, 25 & 27 at 9pm; April 26 and May 2, 3 & 4 at 7pm; and May 1 & 4 at 3pm.