Celebrate Women's Equality Day!
ONE SHOW ONLY
Sunday August 11th at 2:00PM
The Lounge Theatre
6201 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Metered Parking on Santa Monica Blvd. and Free on the side streets
Group Rate: Four Or More: $15
Seniors, Students and Single Parents: $15
Ten years old and up...
Why Do We Know More About Kim Kardashian Than Abigail Adams
Amy Simon is a Mom On A Mission.
When her ten-year-old daughter came home from school one March
stating she was planning on doing her women's history project on Cher, this Writer/Performer/Cultural Herstorian knew something needed to be done.
Drawing on diaries, letters, publications, and biographies and combining theater, history, multimedia, audience interaction, and good old-fashioned story telling, She's History! brings to life the true tales of fabulous females, then and now. Going back and forth from the past to the present, Amy Simon poignantly finds the funny as she chronicles the struggles and accomplishments of our unheralded, unknown and forgotten heroines whose courage and strength inspire her as she raises her two daughters. Watch Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony multi-task just like today's mom - running the house, fixing dinner and corralling the kids, all while working on the Fourteenth Amendment. Hear about our first feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, and listen, as Frances Wright becomes the first woman to speak in public to "promiscuous" audiences. Learn how Alice Paul stole President Wilson's parade, and see how she suffered for the cause. Watch Nancy Pelosi become the First Female Speaker of The House, witness Sojourner Truth's powerful Ain't I A Woman speech and experience Shirley Chisholm's humanity. See what inspired Bella Abzug, Lucretia Mott, Eleanor Roosevelt and Golda Meir. Hear about Lilly Ledbetter and Equal Pay, Victoria Woodhull (the first woman to run for president) and Hillary Clinton, bloomers, suffrage, maternal profiling, the road to Seneca Falls, abolition and more! It's all there in a fast-paced GALA-PALOOZA honoring Female America.
Check out her website at www.sheshistory.com
From the mom who brought you
Cheerios In My Underwear
which held the record as the longest running solo show in Los Angeles, until it was broken by SHE'S HISTORY!.
Amy Simon is a mother, actress, playwright, improviser, published writer, producer, and self-proclaimed Cultural Herstorian, who has been acting in and producing theater for most of her adult life. She writes, blogs, performs and entertains on the radio, online, and onstage furthering her mission to turn the world on to all the fabulous females we don't know enough about. She is the mother of two daughters who can tell you all about the first woman to run for President.
THE LADIES IN THE SHOW: Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Abigail Adams, Malala Yousafzai, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony,
The Grimke Sisters, Julia Ward Howe, Nancy Pelosi
Pat Schroeder, Gloria Steinem, Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin
Golda Meir, Margaret Thatcher, Katie Couric
Eleanor Roosevelt, Betsy Ross, Sally Hemmings
Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, Lucretia Mott
Anne Hutchinson, Mary Dyer, Harriet Tubman,
Dolley Madison, Annie Oakley, Alice Paul, The Pankhursts
Betsy Ross, Mrs. Banks, Sojourner Truth
Frances Wright and Victoria Woodhull
Celebrate Women's Equality Day!