Women's History Series: Emma's Parlor

Date/Time

Mar 25, 2017
03:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Emma’s Parlor is a play about the life and times of Emma Goldman, who was born to a Jewish family in 1860’s Russia. 

The show begins with Emma’s emigration to the U.S. in 1885, and moves through her life as a factory worker, anarchist and lecturer. Toy theater and puppets employ illustrations from the late 19th and early 20th century. 

Artists Martina Plag and Lorna Howley use everyday objects one might find in a parlor, of that same period, as playing spaces. A phonograph becomes a cafeĢ filled with anarchists, a radio serves as Emma’s lectern and a bird cage becomes a prison.

Cost

$10-$20

Location

View map Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
6026 Germantown Ave.
Phila., PA

Additional Information

Phone

215-848-1690

Location:

PA - Philadelphia

Approximate Cost Range Per Person:

$6-$10 per person,$20 & up per person

Free Event?:

Paid Event

Pre-Register?:

Registration required

Ages:

Middle School & Teens,Parents

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