Miss Lulu Bett | Walltown Children's Theatre | Stage | Indy Week
This is a past event.
When: Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 20 2017
Phone: 1-800-838-3006
Email: womenstheatrefestival.com
Price: $17-$20
www.womenstheatrefestival.com/miss-lulu-bett

Update: This production has been cancelled.

What happens in the 1920s when a servant simply stops serving, and a spinster—an unmazrried woman in her early thirties—elects to give her life a different spin? The intriguing historical comedy Miss Lulu Bett was a work ahead of its time, winning the first Pulitzer Prize for a female playwright in 1921 when Zona Gale adapted it from her own best-selling novel. One of its endings was so controversial that the playwright created a different one; we don't know which version we'll see at Walltown Children's Theatre. Director NaTasha Thompson extends this barbed examination of power dynamics in relationships to include gender and race, in the final production of this year's Women's Theatre Festival. Kieya Reddish, Jim O'Brien, and Gerard Williams star. —Byron Woods

Enter your starting address (include city or postal code):

(directions will appear below map)

Nearby

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

© 2017 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation