ESCAPE VELOCITY: Feb 17-25 at TAC in Oakland



Shapeshifters, time-travelers, and rebellious women take the stage in:


A collection of fantastical new short plays by Victoria Chong Der, Carol S. Lashof, Genevieve Jessee, and Madeline Puccioni.

Directed by Norman Patrick Johnson and Elizabeth Vega.

Performed by Lijesh Krishnan, Brianna Rodriguez, J. Adan Ruiz, Brittany Sims, Julie Ann Valdez, and Loralee Windsor.

Production team:  Bert van Aalsburg*, Laura Cox, JJ Hersh, William Newton, and Samuel Raskin.

*Member, Actors’ Equity Association.

tickets & more information:

All shows are choose your own price. Suggested price: $25, no minimum.

Tickets available in advance via Brown Paper Tickets or at the door, beginning 45 minutes before each show (cash or checks only at the door).


WHERE: Temescal Art Center, 511 48th Street, just off Telegraph Avenue in North Oakland.


WHEN: February 17-25, 2017

Friday, February 17: 8 pm (Opening)

Saturday, February 18: 4 pm & 8 pm

Friday, February 24: 8 pm

Saturday, February 25: 4pm** & 8 pm

**This performance will benefit Girls Inc. of Alameda County, inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold.






Those Women Productions finds feminism in the classics

September 1, 2016: Berkeleyside features Those Women Productions:


Carol Lashof and Libby Vega aren’t ashamed to reveal their infatuations with the “dead white guys” who populate the Western Canon.

The founders of Berkeley theater company Those Women Productions cut their teeth on Shakespeare, Homer and Sophocles. Now, instead of shunning the classic works, the avowed feminists read between the lines of their favorite texts. They pull out the subplots that resonate with them and the characters they believe deserve more airtime. … READ MORE