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Girl Be Heard and AntiquityNOW present Generations: Voices of Women From Antiquity to Modern Day

AN News GreyIn association with AntiquityNOW, Girl Be Heard will be presenting Generations on Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm at the East 4th Street Theatre, 83 East 4th Street, New York, NY as part of their workshop series for the 2014-15 theater season. Generations is being performed during the Estrogenius Festival 2014.

Generations is an ensemble performance devised by Girl Be Heard Company Members in collaboration with women and girls, ages 17 to 61.  This is the first show in Girl Be Heard’s history that has brought together women of all ages to research, discuss and write about women across history.  This inter-generational laboratory reveals stories of resiliency, both personal and historic. Continue reading

Girl Be Heard: Across Borders

GBHWe want to congratulate our partner, Girl Be Heard, on their Girl Be Heard Across Borders Conference tour taking place June 9th-July 9th.  The schedule is packed with performances, workshops, talkbacks, social activities and more, all of which are intended to give a voice to women in conflict. Continue reading

News From Girl Be Heard, AntiquityNOW Partner for AntiquityNOW Month 2014

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GBHGirl Be Heard’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Jessica Greer Morris is a recipient of SELF Magazine’s 2013 Women Doing Good Award, which will also recognize Shakira, Padma Lakshmi and Scandal‘s Katie Lowes at an event in New York City hosted by Today’s Hoda Kotb. Read the full press release here. Continue reading

Girl Be Heard Uses Theater to Empower Young Women

GBHOn Tuesday we told you about Girl Be Heard’s newest project, 9mm America.  This theatrical production is written and performed by 10 young women who live in neighborhoods where they face gun violence daily.  It is a powerful show that takes the viewer through the history of gun violence in America starting with the genocide of Native Americans.  It asks the disturbing question, “When will it stop?” Continue reading

“9mm America”: Girl Be Heard Uses Theater to Fight Gun Violence

9mm AmericaAntiquityNOW Month partner Girl Be Heard is fighting back against gun violence.  9mm America is a show written and performed by young girls living in neighborhoods where gun violence is a constant threat.  One girl explains that her neighborhood is known as “4CD” or “the Four Corners of Death” because so many people have died there due to gun violence. Continue reading