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Mariposa & the Saint: From Solitary Confinement, a Play Through Letters

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Date:
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
Email:
Phone:
415-255-7036 x 4
Location Details:
La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

Join CCWP for two benefit performances of Mariposa & the Saint and a conversation about the shocking conditions in California’s women’s prisons and what can be done to change them.

Thursday, May 7th at Stagewerx, 446 Valencia St. at 16th, San Francisco

$15 advance thru Brown Paper Tickets, $20 at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds
Doors open at 7:00, Play begins promptly at 7:30

Sunday, May 10th at La Peña, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
$15 advance thru Eventbrite, $20 at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds
Doors open at 7:00, Play begins promptly at 7:30

In 2012, Mariposa was sentenced to fifteen months in solitary confinement. In 2015 she is still in a special confinement unit. Through letters with longtime friend Julia Steele Allen who met her through a CCWP prison visiting team, Mariposa brings her experience to the stage.

Written by Sara (Mariposa) Fonseca & Julia Steele Allen
Directed by Noelle Ghoussaini

A Benefit for the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, http://www.womenprisoners.org
For more information contact CCWP info [at] womenprisoners.org, 415-255-7036 x 4

Added to the calendar on Tue, Apr 7, 2015 11:16PM
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