THE BOUDICA SERIES will feature talks, readings, performances and workshops by bold and brilliant women. The event will also raise funds, food and clothing for Henry Street Settlement: Third Street Women’s Residence and Antonio Olivieri Center. Artists and speakers listed below. Surprise guests to be announced...
Monday August 22, 2016
- Opening Ceremony conducted by Heather Ensworth
- Poetry by Aleda Bliss
- The Return of the Divine Feminine: A talk by Heather Ensworth
- Monologues and Rants by Yadi Guevara-Prip
- Story-telling as Activism: A Discussion with Jamia Wilson
Tuesday August 23, 2016
- Ms. Revolutionary: A talk with Jane O’Reilly and Sue Leonard on founding Ms. Magazine, Getting it Gazette and today's guerilla media.
- Girl’s Play by Masha Obolensky, directed by Elizabeth Seldin starring Melissa Gordon and Meghann Garmany.
- Elizabeth Seldin: Spoken Word Artist
- An excerpt reading of Wayfoot by Georgina Escobar starring Matt Andrade, Savvy Clement, Georgina Escobar, Chris Gebauer, Ross Hamman, Mindy Leanse, and Sarah Vilegas.
Wednesday August 24, 2016
- Dear Miss So and So by Sophia Chapadjiev and directed by Rosa Palmeri starring Olivia Hebert and Emily Seymour
- Poetry by Annela Levitov
- Music and Storytelling by Melissa Gordon
- Taming of the Shrew? A discussion with Rosa Palmeri and Brittany Perham on women, power and relationships
Thursday August 25, 2016
- Raw, Sexy, Beautiful Words: Poetry by Madhuri Pavamani
- All the World's a Stage: A discussion about theatre as a tool for international social justice with Caitlin O'Connell, Dominique Sinagra and Savitha Gargi.
- Runaway by Shelley Fort
- Thin Skin: Music and Stories by Savvy Clement
Friday August 26, 2016 (FREE)
- Joan of the Mississippi, written and directed by Dominique Sinagra and starring Charlie Cameron, Alice Bahlke, Zach LeClair, and Savvy Clement. Joan of the Mississippi is a retelling of Joan of Arc, using stories of women and girls from around the world, including those of Syrian Refugees, former child soldiers, African AIDS orphans, "untouchables" in India and women in the United States.
- Bones: Poetry and a discussion about reckoning with the adopted self by Emily Cox Sinagra
Saturday August 27, 2016
- What's Humor Got To Do With It? Why Social Justice and Comedy are Baes By Agunda Okeyo
- Martha from Admin, performed by Charlie Cameron
- Reading by Barnard Women Poets Prize winner Brittany Perham.
- Discussion and Closing Ceremony by Native America Healer and Activist Pat McCabe.