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    The Votes for Women Theatre Project

    Beacon Theatre Productions

    Where:
    6459 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119
    When:
    • Saturday November 10th 2018, 8:00pm to 9:30pm
    • Sunday November 11th 2018, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
    Beacon Theatre Productions presents: A Spotlight on Women's Fight for the Vote -
    Presenting Staged Readings of Two New Plays + Talk Backs following each performance:

    "LETTERS TO AUNT HATTIE" by Gigi McGraw - a preview of our 2019 touring play about African American Philadelphia civil rights activist, Harriet Forten Purvis. Learn about her work in Abolitionist and Women's Suffrage causes, the Underground Railroad and efforts with Octavius Catto to desegregate Philadelphia trolley cars.

    'THE TRIAL OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY' By Mary Walton.
    On Nov. 1, 1872, famed women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony strode boldly into a barbershop and announced that she wished to register to vote. Certain she would be turned away by the election inspectors, she planned to appeal her case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Come and hear more about her activism and the results of the trial in this new play.
    Wheelchair accessible.
    TICKETS
    $10
    CONTACT
    Georgina Bard
    267-415-6882

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