VOTES FOR WOMEN THEATER PROJECT

LETTERS TO AUNT HATTIE

(20 minute preview performance)

Written and Directed by Gigi McGraw 

Featuring Ciera Gardner

A preview of our 2019 touring play about African American Philadelphia civil rights activist, Harriet Forten Purvis. The audience was given a peek into her work in Abolitionist and Women's Suffrage causes, the Underground Railroad and efforts with Octavius Catto to desegregate Philadelphia trolley cars.

THE TRIAL OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY

Written By Mary Walton

Directed by Georgina Bard

Featuring Jen Jaynes 

 

On Nov. 1, 1872, famed women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony strode boldly into a barbershop and announced that she wished to register to vote. Certain she would be turned away by the election inspectors, she planned to appeal her case to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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