In 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
On 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
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AntiquityNOW 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