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Charleen, who, like her ancient predecessor, Antigone, has a big mouth that gets her into trouble. Be part of creating the next great play at the second annual UCF Pegasus PlayLab, a festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights!
They Must Be Women Now! follows Charleen (alias Sweet Tea), who like her ancient predecessor, Sophocles’ Antigone, has a big mouth that gets her into trouble.
Fired from her high-powered job in Atlanta where she finally had enough of men interrupting her and taking credit for her ideas, she returns to her home in Half Way, Georgia, where her feisty mother is the owner of Miss Althea’s Bridal Boutique and Bail Bonds. Caught in various traps forged by their own time, culture and individual journeys, it is the characters’ job to discover themselves and “become women now.”
By Nedra Pezold Roberts
Directed by Michael Wainstein
Be part of creating the next great play! At the second annual Pegasus PlayLab, a festival dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights, you’re invited to hear three staged readings and experience a full production of a new play first introduced at Orlando Shakes’ PlayFest 2018. Follow these plays into the next stage of development and be part of the creative process with the playwrights, casts and directors! Learn more at theatre.ucf.edu
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Doors to the theatre for seating typically open 30 minutes before show time. The Box Office opens about 2 hours before show time.
After the performance, discuss what you saw and heard with the playwright, director and cast. You play a crucial role in the work’s development through your feedback!
4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816