Emma When You Need Her
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas
Apr. 13 - Apr. 15, 2015
In a world where a handful of rich men control the government, where women fight to control their bodies, where immigrants escaping war and poverty are met with fear and mistrust, where handlebar mustaches rule the streets and massage therapists are leading the march for justice . . . well, it's either Austin, 2014 or New York, 1914, but whenever we are we need to find the crowd-charging, hard-writing, fast-dancing, freedom-fighting, polyamorous, Lithuanian-Jewish anarchofeminist firebrand inside us all! It's time to answer the question: where oh where is . . .
EMMA WHEN YOU NEED HER
A Devised Theatrical Celebration of the Life, Loves and Struggles of the One and Only Emma Goldman
Presented as part of The Cohen New Works Festival at the University of Texas at Austin
Created by the Ensemble - Directed by Rudy Ramirez - Dramaturged, Assistant Directed and All-Around Managed Like a Boss by Madilynn Garcia - Designed by Kate Ducey and E.L. Hohn
Featuring Katie Baskerville, Susan Bennett, Samuel Blake, Shannon Grounds, Kevin Hippler, Nickclette Izuegbu, Keith Machekanyanga, Jules Minkoff, Jesus Valles, and Tiffany Watson
Come see how taking down capitalism, patriarchy and the governments that love them can be so much fun.
The Cohen New Works Festival is a week-long showcase of new work created by UT students held every other Spring in various locations in and around the Winship Drama Building and the University of Texas campus. It is not just an event, but a celebration of a continuously ongoing process–the creation of new work.
April 13 - April 15, 2015
300 East 23rd Street
Austin, TX, 78712
April 13 at noon and 6 p.m.
April 14 at 9 p.m.
April 15 at 8:30 p.m.
all at the Oscar Brockett Theatre, University of Texas
with round 2 coming at the Vortex Repertory in May, 2015