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Theatre & Dance

Theatre and Social Change

With their in-person staged reading cancelled, students of THE394 are taking to Twitter with performances of two activist plays: one pro-suffrage and one anti-suffrage. Students will be presenting adapted versions of these 19th and 20th century pieces in a 21st century format, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.


Something to Vote For

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Twitter Archive: Something to Vote For  

Performance Hashtag: #WCSomethingToVoteFor

Narrator: Prof. LaRonika Thomas - @ReliableNarrator1920
Mrs. May Carroll: Dayla Williams - @MayCarr40677640
Dr. Strong: Kelly Young - @Dr_Strong_MD
Miss Carrie Turner: Kat DeSantis - @agreeablecarrie
Mrs. Reedway: Caitlin Woods - @MReedway
Mrs. Wolverhampton: Victoria Brooks - @MrsWolverhampt1
Mrs. O’Shane: LaRonika Thomas - @MrsOShane
Louise: Lauren Ashmore - @LouiseAMaid
Club Women: Nicholas Ritter, Victoria Brooks, Kat DeSantis
Mr. Henry Arnold: Will Reid - @MrCertifiedMilk
Mr. James Billings: Chris Hanna - @MrBillings1911


The Spirit of Seventy-Six, or, The Coming Woman, A Prophetic Drama

by Ariana R. W. Curtis & Daniel Sargent Curtis

Twitter Archive: Spirit of 76  

Performance Hashtag: #WCSpiritof76

Narrator: Prof. LaRonika Thomas - @ReliableNarrator1920
Tom Carberry: Will Reid - @CarberryBoston
Mr. Wigfall: Chris Hanna - @MrWigfall76
Wolverine Griffin: Caitlin Woods - @WolverineGriff
Mrs. Badger: Nicholas Ritter - @MrsBadger8
Victorine: Lauren Ashmore - @SpiderVictorine
The Judge: Dayla Williams - @WigfallMrs



Something to Vote For

Spirit of 76