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Monthly Archives: October 2011
How the play is affecting our performers — Marty’s story
Marty Green (MARY YOUNG PICKERSGILL, SARAH GRIMKE, MARGARET SANGER, BETTY FRIEDAN) was a theatre major at UCSB and studied at HB Studios in NYC, danced in Vegas and NY where she marched in the Women’s Day Parade in 1971. She … Continue reading
Young Women’s Health Conference Performance
We drove out to Cal State San Bernardino for the Young Women’s Health Conference. I sort of expected it to be anti-climatic. We have a small dressing room to get ready and to have a quick lunch before we go … Continue reading
The drive home from the tour
It was a long day of driving back to southern California from South Lake Tahoe. The highlight of the trip was stopping at Manzanar, the internment camp that the United States government created during World War II to imprison some … Continue reading
South Lake Tahoe public performance
It was an almost soldout house. Ellen sold lots and lots of tickets. Our performance was electrifying. Afterwards, the characters talked with everyone. What an amazing night. More later.
Salmon spawning hike
Our hosts Ellen and Al Goldberg took us all on hike along a creek to see salmon spawning. It was amazing to watch the fish. More later.
Soroptimists Intl luncheon
We we re invited to a luncheon at Harrahs which is right across the state line in Nevada. The cast dressed in costumes and when we arrived, their names were displayed on the tables. It was fun to watch the … Continue reading
South Lake tahoe high school performances
We got up in the morning and had homemade scones bagels and lox thanks. To our host Ellen Goldberg from AAUW and Soroptomists. The lake is absolutely beautiful. We went to the high school and performed twice in a state … Continue reading
California Women Suffrage Day 2
The day was impossible to plan. It rained, we didn’t want to get our costumes wet, we visited the Capitol, talked to people in the Governor’s office, met lots of people, did a great performance and drove to Tahoe.
California Women Suffrage 1st day
Wow. We meet the organizers of the Centennial including Kim Salter, Dianne Midoshi, and Gloria Taylor. Everyone is excited about the two day event, and we are finding the excitement contagious. At 10, we have rehearsal and then we go … Continue reading
We are off on our tour
It didn’t seem possible that eveything would fit into vans. We had it all piled up on the driveway. Suitcases, costumes, snacks, equipment. Marty and I started in with the biggest suitcases, and then the equipment, even the 6 foot … Continue reading