On Stage Now


On Stage Now

An NNPN Rolling World Premiere

 

Herland

by Grace Mcleod

Directed by Jennifer Eve Thorn

Jan. 20 – Feb. 17, 2019
Opening Night: January 26, 2019

Thur @ 7:30pm,
Fri & Sat @8pm
& Sun @2pm.

About the Play

Jean is not moving into a retirement home. She recruits her best friends who are also in their 70s and a high school intern to hatch a bold plan for a Utopian alternative. Formerly the domain of a locally famous Bruce Springsteen cover band, Jean’s garage becomes the stage for a hilarious story about growing into yourself and getting what you want.

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About the Playwright
Grace McLeod is a Chicago-based playwright and screenwriter. She has developed her full-length plays with First Floor Theater, Greenhouse Theater Center, The New Colony, and Commission Theatre, and has had the pleasure of writing short plays for Chimera Ensemble, American Blues Theater, and the Victory Gardens College Night series, among others. Grace was the recipient of the 2018 Olga and Paul Menn Foundation Prize for Playwriting and a 2017-2018 playwright-in-residence at the Greenhouse Theater Center as part of the Trellis Residency Initiative, where she developed her play “Herland,” which will have its National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere this year at MOXIE Theatre in San Diego, Redtwist Theatre in Chicago, and Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles. She was a 2013-2014 Tribeca Film Fellow and wrote and directed the short film “Under the Table,” which premiered during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Grace is a recent graduate of the University of Chicago.

 

About the Cast

Rona Gold as JEAN
Jill Drexler as LOUISE
Loie Gail as TERRY
Christine Cervas Nathanson as NATALIE
Meg Stoll Tron as BECCA

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Special Performance Dates:

Saturday, Jan 26, 2018 @ 8pm  Opening Night: Herland
Join MOXIE for the Opening Night performance. Afterward, attend a post-show party to celebrate with the cast, enjoy libations catered by Garden Kitchen, and mingle with MOXIE VIPs.
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Saturday, Feb 2, 2018 @ 8pm  Brigade Night: Herland
Join MOXIE and The Bechdel Brigade for our lesbian outreach event featuring a pre-show discussion with a special guest and catered libations from The Wild Thyme Company. Learn more about The Bechdel Brigade.
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Sunday, Feb 10, 2018 @ 2pm  Second Sunday Q & A
Join the actors from Herland for a post-show discussion to learn more about the play and enrich your theatre-going experience.
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Ticket Pricing*:

Previews | $18-23 (Jan 20 – Jan 25)
Opening Night | $38-43 (Jan 26)
General Admission | $28-38 (Jan 27 – Feb 17)

Group Rates and Discounts:
Groups of 10 or more | $24 per ticket
Groups of 15 or more | $21 per ticket

*Please note that pricing is subject to change according to availability. Please call the Box Office (858) 598-7620 for specific pricing.

 

Location: MOXIE Theatre

6663 El Cajon Blvd Suite N
San Diego CA 92115
PLENTY OF FREE PARKING!

 

Make a Dinner Reservation

MOXIE recommends Garden Kitchen. Make your reservation online or by calling 619-431-5755. *Please note, Garden Kitchen is closed Sundays, and from 8/26- 9/4.

 

MOXIE Theatre thanks the following Sponsors:

World Premiere Rights Sponsor, Lynne Thrope