top
California
California
Indybay
Indybay
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Indybay
Regions
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
Topics
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: California | Anti-War
View other events for the week of 4/ 2/2005
A Single Woman
Date Saturday April 02
Time 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location Details
Claremont House
Saturday April 2, 2:30pm
Address: 4500 Gilbert St.,Oakland, CA
At Broadway and Pleasant Valley/51st St.Just off #51 line
Info:(510)587-3228 * RSVP:Loma64@yahoo.com
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/Author
Berkeley, Ca. -- Audiences in the Bay Area will be able to experience a passionate, timely play about a unique advocate for peace, free speech, women, children, labor, immigrants, Native and African Americans, and Holocaust refugees. Jeannette Rankin was elected, even before Suffrage, as the first congresswoman. She voted against US entry into both world wars: In 1917, and again in 1941 when hers was the lone dissenting voice, (as was Rep. Barbara Lee against the Iraq invasion in 2002). In 1968 she led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade of 5000 women on the Capitol in DC against the Vietnam War and demanded unilateral disarmament, nuclear and otherwise. She once said, "You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake."

With the original cast A Single Woman creator, Jeanmarie Simpson, performs the role of Rankin: "It's vital that people meet Jeannette Rankin, her words, her actions and her remarkable character. The more people become involved, the more of an impact Jeannette's voice can make on contemporary culture." Critics have broadly acclaimed the play: "Simpson cleverly portrays Rankin's fury by violently kneading bread – a dual task women often perform). When (she) speaks, the air is electrified; her words are surely filled with as much power as Rankin's ever were…timing and emotion are intense and flawless." Miranda Jesch, Reno News and Review.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Mar 9th, 2005 5:35 PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!

Donate

donate now

$ 212.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.

Publish

Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network