IN PLAIN SIGHT: September 4-20, 2015

Those Women Productions presents:

IN PLAIN SIGHT: Stories you never knew you never knew
at The Metal Shop Theater, 2425 Stuart Street, Berkeley, 94705 (one block east of Telegraph Avenue.
Plays weekends Sept 4-20
Ever wonder what lies beyond the margins of your favorite classic tales?

IN PLAIN SIGHT: Stories you never knew you never knewThe six short plays of IN PLAIN SIGHT explore this shadowy territory. Our anthology of original plays includes two vastly different versions of the Cinderella story: the whimsical comedy “Palace Watch” by Kat Meads and the darkly realistic “Pankhadi and the Prince” by Patricia Reynoso. The line-up also includes two contrasting portrayals of notorious mothers: Lee Brady’s tragicomic “Mississippi Medea,” in which a modern Medea appears on her favorite TV talk show, and Mimu Tsujimura’s lyrical drama “My Name Is Mother,” based on the legend of La Llorona. Two short plays by Carol Lashof will round out the evening. They are “When Briseis Met Chryseis,” a romance set against the backdrop of the Trojan War, and “After the Prologue,” in which the Wife of Bath tells you what women really want.
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