an Arts and Advocacy forum
in two parts
August 14: monologues
An evening of monologues by female-identifying playwrights performed by acclaimed actors.
Blythe Danner (“Will & Grace,” “Huff”), Joy Behar (“The View”), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Dipti Bramhandkar (The Accident), Lynn Grossman (TriQuarterly, Story Quarterly, Equator Magazine), Tanya Everett (The Public, HERE, The Tank), Catherine Curtin, (“Homeland,” “Stranger Things,” “Orange Is The New Black”), Laura Gomez, (“Orange Is The New Black”) Florencia Lozano, (“Narcos,” “As The World Turns”), Welker White, (The Irishman, Goodfellas, The Wolf Of Wall Street) Kathryn Grody (“The Lemon Sisters,” “Law And Order,” Men With Guns), Sarah Bierstock (“Honor Killing”), Portia, Mia Funk, Vanessa Walters, Nehassaiu DeGannes.
With special recitation of work by celebrated playwright June Jordan.
september 3: advocacy
Conversations of Imperative Urgency With Those Making Powerful Change For Social Justice
The first portion of the evening will be a conversation with Integrity First For America Executive Director Amy Spitalnick and attorney Roberta Kaplan about IFA’s landmark lawsuit against the two dozen neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and hate groups responsible for the August 2017 Charlottesville violence.
The second portion of the September 3 event will feature Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, as she speaks about the organization’s tireless work pursuing equality and social justice at home and around the world.
Following Kerry Kennedy’s comments, noted artists and performers will read from her powerful human rights book
Speak Truth To Power.
Event sponsored by Jackie Lowey, Saunders Real Estate.
Funds raised by this annual event directly support the theater work and arts education outreach of The Neo-Political Cowgirls.
Event playbill will be available starting August 14 at 5:00 PM EST