The folks at Image Theater sent along the following information about FemNoire: The Festival of Women Playwrights” which will be performed this coming Friday and Saturday (March 11 and 12) at the ALL Gallery, 22 Shattuck Street, Lowell:
Lowell’s Image Theater proudly presents the festival for women playwrights: Femnoire… two evenings of original short plays and monologues written by the area’s top women playwrights.
The first of its kind in the Merrimack Valley, Femnoire celebrates these diverse theatrical voices with performances by the area’s top acting talent. Performed at the ALL Arts Gallery at 22 Shattuck Street, Lowell, March 11th and 12th at 8PM, our actors will perform surrounded by original visual artwork by the area’s top women artists… the perfect blend of artistic disciplines that will serve as a fitting cap to Lowell Women’s Week.
Playwrights include Melinda Lopez, June Bowser-Barrett, Kelly DuMar, Hortense Gerardo, Gail Phaneuf, Leslie Powell, Karla Sorenson, Anne Furtado & Sarah Coakley, Monica Bauer and Debbie Roy.
A phenomenal number of submissions were received for this festival, and the above named playwright’s scripts stand out as an incredibly diverse and fascinating example of the power of play writing. With some scripts as short as five minutes in length, the range of subjects will dazzle.
Tickets for this exciting evening of theater are only $15. Performances are March 11, 12th at 8PM and seats can be reserved by calling 978-441-0102.