VOTES FOR WOMEN THEATER PROJECT
(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.
Interested in learning more about the women's suffrage movement? Check out the links below: