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The Countess and the Lesbians By Carolyn Gage
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A one-act play by Carolyn Gage. Three lesbian actors are rehearsing an historical play about Countess Markiewicz and the aftermath of her participation in the Easter Week Rising in Dublin. The play... More > is about her political differences with her sister, who was a pacifist. As the women take up the issues of the play, the power dynamics of their own lesbian relationships are called into question.< Less
Women On the Land: A Lesbian Musical By Carolyn Gage
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Small-cast lesbian musical about the culture clash between the urban leather scene and the country dykes on a land collective in Oregon. “Vampire Lesbians From Hell” meet the goddess... More > worshiper in a showdown of values on the night of Beltane. Score currently not available.< Less
The Spindle and Other Lesbian Fairy Tales By Carolyn Gage
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“... a classic in every feminist’s library.”—Sacramento Arts and Entertainment Examiner. A collection of four short stories and one full-length play about lesbian goddesses,... More > princesses and woman princes, super-heroines, and fairy godmothers! Becca and the Woman Prince: A European princess meets an African woman prince in this romantic, multicultural,feminist fairy tale! The Princess of Pain: A woman struggling with disabilty sets out on a ten-goddess quest for answers. Illustrated by Sudie Rakusin! The Furies: Three lesbian super-heroines debate the wisdom of accepting a young survivor into their league. Andrea and Medusa Get Intimate: Two lesbian super-heroines discover that some of the most dangerous missions are the ones closest to home. The Spindle: In this "children's theatre for adults," a young lesbian sets out to rescue the princess from the curse of the spindle-pricking on her sixteenth birthday, only to discover that the entire kingdom is under the spindle spell!< Less
The Spindle and Other Lesbian Fairy Tales By Carolyn Gage
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“... a classic in every feminist’s library.”—Sacramento Arts and Entertainment Examiner. A collection of four short stories and one full-length play about lesbian goddesses,... More > princesses and woman princes, super-heroines, and fairy godmothers! Becca and the Woman Prince: A European princess meets an African woman prince in this romantic, multicultural,feminist fairy tale! The Princess of Pain: A woman struggling with disabilty sets out on a ten-goddess quest for answers. Illustrated by Sudie Rakusin! The Furies: Three lesbian super-heroines debate the wisdom of accepting a young survivor into their league. Andrea and Medusa Get Intimate: Two lesbian super-heroines discover that some of the most dangerous missions are the ones closest to home. The Spindle: In this "children's theatre for adults," a young lesbian sets out to rescue the princess from the curse of the spindle-pricking on her sixteenth birthday, only to discover that the entire kingdom is under the spindle spell!< Less
The Spindle and Other Lesbian Fairy Tales By Carolyn Gage, Sudie Rakusin
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"... a classic in every feminist's library."-Sacramento Arts and Entertainment Examiner. A collection of four short stories and one full-length play about lesbian goddesses, princesses... More > and woman princes, super-heroines, and fairy godmothers! Becca and the Woman Prince: A European princess meets an African woman prince in this romantic, multicultural,feminist fairy tale! The Princess of Pain: A woman struggling with disabilty sets out on a ten-goddess quest for answers. Illustrated by Sudie Rakusin! The Furies: Three lesbian super-heroines debate the wisdom of accepting a young survivor into their league. Andrea and Medusa Get Intimate: Two lesbian super-heroines discover that some of the most dangerous missions are the ones closest to home. The Spindle: In this "children's theatre for adults," a young lesbian sets out to rescue the princess from the curse of the spindle-pricking on her sixteenth birthday, only to discover that the entire kingdom is under the spindle spell!< Less
Monologues and Scenes for Lesbian Actors: Revised and Expanded By Carolyn Gage
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Finally! A book for lesbians who are tired of “passing” at auditions and in acting classes and workshops! Here at last, from one of the most talented and inventive contemporary... More > playwrights, is a book of thirty-two monologues and sixty scenes by, for, and about lesbians. This collection includes scenes with characters taken from lesbian history: Jane Addams, Charlotte Cushman, Joan of Arc, Calamity Jane, Sappho, Babe Didrikson, Benedetta Carlini, Renée Vivien, Natalie Barney, and Eva LeGallienne. It also includes women from history whose sexual orientation may or may not have been documented, but whose survival strategies resonate with strategies of lesbians. These strategies include the separatism of Hildegard von Bingen, the confrontation of sexual violation in the art of Artemisia Gentileschi, the liberation struggle of Harriet Tubman, the repression and denial of Louisa May Alcott, the resistance of Mary Mallon (“Typhoid Mary”).< Less
Monologues and Scenes for Lesbian Actors: Revised and Expanded By Carolyn Gage
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Finally! A book for lesbians who are tired of “passing” at auditions and in acting classes and workshops! Here at last, from one of the most talented and inventive contemporary... More > playwrights, is a book of thirty-two monologues and sixty scenes by, for, and about lesbians. This collection includes scenes with characters taken from lesbian history: Jane Addams, Charlotte Cushman, Joan of Arc, Calamity Jane, Sappho, Babe Didrikson, Benedetta Carlini, Renée Vivien, Natalie Barney, and Eva LeGallienne. It also includes women from history whose sexual orientation may or may not have been documented, but whose survival strategies resonate with strategies of lesbians. These strategies include the separatism of Hildegard von Bingen, the confrontation of sexual violation in the art of Artemisia Gentileschi, the liberation struggle of Harriet Tubman, the repression and denial of Louisa May Alcott, the resistance of Mary Mallon (“Typhoid Mary”).< Less
Monologues and Scenes for Lesbian Actors: Revised and Expanded By Carolyn Gage
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The first ever scene and monologue book written for lesbian actors! Over thirty-two monologues and over sixty scenes from twenty of Gage’s most popular plays.. Some of the roles are written... More > specifically for African American, Hispanic, Latina, and Anglo actors, but most are not specific for race or ethnicity.< Less
I Have Come to Show You Death: Scenes On Lesbians and Dying By Nineteenth-Century, New England Women Writers By Carolyn Gage
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A collection of one-act,dramatic adaptations of the writings of four 19th century, New England women writers, dealing with lesbian life partners and death, including writings by Sarah Orne Jewett,... More > Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Alice Brown, and Mary Wilkins Freeman< Less
Shakespeare (Re)visioned: Drag King Richard III and Possession Macbeth By Terri Power
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This is a collection of two playtexts that appropriate Shakespeare's work to tell new stories and provide new meanings to his classics. Drag King Richard III is the story of a Female to Male... More > transsexual, Laurie/Laurence, and his best friend. The play weaves playwright Terri Power's autobiographical writing with that of Shakespeare's Richard III. Possesion:Macbeth is based on the trial of the last three women convicted of practicing witchcraft in England. The playtext infuses actual court records, Shakespeare's Macbeth and Power's writing to give a searing account of female sexuality and autonomy.< Less