the LADIES QUINTET
A quintet of short solo works for mature women, includes:
THE GARDEN CLUB
The last surviving member of the Never-Blue Garden Club conducts the group's annual meeting.
THE STAR POLISHER
An elderly woman polishes Joanne Woodward's star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, reminiscing about the films that shaped her life and Nation.
Clearing out her deceased sister's attic, a woman discovers Ghosts of Christmas Past.
AN AMERICAN SKETCH
A painter dazzles her granddaughter with her paintbrush and wit teaching the compenents of a well-lived life.
A REAL POSSIBLE
A widow, braces herself for the arrival of her Prom date.
STRAIGHT LACED: A Cantata
An exploration of reparative therapy in an attempt to heal a young man of his homosexuality.
BESSIE! The Life of Bessie Smith
Celebrating the life of the "World's Greatest Blues Singer", Bessie Smith, who took no prisoners as she graced stages across the country forever changing the face of music as we know it.
THE FITTING ROOM
A peek inside a ladies dressing room in a voyeuristic perspective on the search for meaning, truth and the perfect pair of jeans.
Siblings struggle over the care of their aging mother, in the early stages of Alzheimer's.