The Mineola Twins: A Comedy in Six Scenes, Four Dreams, and (at least) Six Wigs

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The Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre (Krass) Presents
The Mineola Twins: A Comedy in Six Scenes, Four Dreams, and (at least) Six Wigs

By Paula Vogel (see bio below) Directed by Juli Johnson

Suzan Kurry as both twins
Amy Rowland as the female partner of one and the male partner of the other
Loryn Jonelis as the son of each twin
Bryan Royston and Nichole Young Clark as FBI agents, hospital attendants, and everyone else
About the play:
This socio-political satire barrels through women's experience and the women's movement over
more than three decades in post-World War II America, as seen through the lives of identical twins, Myra
and Myrna, from Mineola, New York. The play takes place during the Eisenhower Administration; then
at the start of the Nixon Administration; and, finally, during the Bush Administration.
"Ms Vogel's script is most ingenious…The sisters' opposition, neatly representing the schism
between right and left in the United States, is self-destructive, and each subliminally longs for connection
with the other…As the nightmare spins itself out, fears of nuclear attack, sexual predation and familial
estrangement meld in a way that haunts even as it teases." —The New York Times
The Mineola Twins is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Thanks to the Joan L. and Robert C. Gilkison Family Foundation.
Performances: Bartell Theatre, 113 W Mifflin St Evjue Stage
Friday: October 13, 8pm
Saturday: October 14, 8pm
Sunday: October 15, 4pm — matinee
Wednesday, October 18, 8pm — half price
Thursday October 19, 8pm — reduced price
Friday, October 20, 8pm
Saturday, October 21, 8pm
Sunday October 22, 4pm — matinee
Thursday, October 26, 8pm — reduced price
Friday, October 27, 8pm
Saturday, October 28, 4pm & 8pm (two
performances — matinee & evening)
Tickets: or 608-661- 9696

“Promoting women playwrights and directors”
Participating Theater Company, Bartell Theatre

625 E. Mifflin St, # 320
Madison WI 53703
(608) 663-5814

Paula Vogel (born November 16, 1951) is an American playwright and university professor. She received
the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play How I Learned to Drive and is the author of 14 other plays.
Vogel was chair of the playwriting department at the Yale School of Drama. Vogel's play with music,
Indecent, co-created and directed by Rebecca Taichman, is currently on Broadway and marks her
Broadway debut. She is married to Brown University professor and author Anne Fausto-Sterling.