Fake Mom

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A world premiere! Written and directed by Jan Levine Thal Assistant director Shannon Harper Lynn’s African-American, Barry’s white and Jewish. They plan to marry. He wants to hire a service called “Fake Mom” to practice telling their less-than-enthusiastic families. Their … Continued

After the Revolution

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Directed by Suzan Kurry In the first show of Krass’s Tenth Anniversary Season, the personal is political — but more important, it’s personal. The brilliant, promising Emma Joseph proudly devotes her life to prisoner support in memory of her blacklisted … Continued

Trouble in Mind

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Directed by Sandra Adell Broadway, 1957. An integrated theater company gathers to rehearse a new play — likely the next big hit on the Great White Way. A veteran African-American actress must choose between a once-in-a-lifetime lead role, and fighting … Continued

Shiny Things

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Directed by Heather Renken For the Tenth Anniversary season of Krass, a ten-year-old serio-comedic masterpiece about ADD. The play compares living with Attention Deficit Disorder with enduring endless vaudeville performances. While the audience is delighted by Dr. Backwards, Mae West, … Continued

Let Them Eat Cake

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Let Them Eat Cake By Betty Diamond Directed by Jan Levine Thal May 4-19, 2018 Bartell Theatre, Evjue Stage Tickets at Bartelltheatre.org A seriously comic exploration of women and food.  Why do we eat when we’re not hungry? Why do … Continued

Body Awareness

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by Pulitzer prize winner Annie Baker directed by Jeanne Leep Samara Safarik as Phyllis Jamie England as Joyce Mark Kennedy as Jared Bob Curry as Frank Buy Tickets About the play It’s Body Awareness Week at Shirley State, and as … Continued

The House of Yes

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The House of Yes by Wendy MacLeod Presented by Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre (KRASS) in cooperation with Strollers Theatre, Ltd. Not suitable for children under age 13. Cast: Danielle Bormann Davidson, Tim Lom, Jenny Maahs, Sarah Whelan and Adam Williams. … Continued

A Sky Painted Brown

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A Sky Painted Brown By Naomi Bielefeldt, Nancy Craig, Clarice LaFayette, Donnovan Moen, Emily Morrison-Weeks, Gail Sterkel, and Jan Levine Thal Directed by Naomi Bielefeldt A short play that asks the big question: whose fault is bullying? A Sky Painted … Continued

Rumors of Truth

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  “Meeting at your mother’s grave on her birthday is no picnic” Rumors of Truth By Marcia Jablonski, 2009 Wisconsin Wrights winner Directed by Sarah Whelan Cast: Annie Jay, Liz Light, and Katherine Mitchell Three sisters meet at their mother’s … Continued

Wrong for the Part 2014

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Crimes of the Heart

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Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play about a few southern sisters in a family crisis. Simone LaPierre won a Bartie Award for her performance as Meg. Click here for the Crimes of the Heart Program Click here for the Crimes … Continued

Ten Thousand Moons from Here

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Madison’s Only Women’s Theater Rockets into Space The Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theater (KRASS) in partnership with Madison Theatre Guild presents Ten Thousand Moons from Here by Kathleen Allison Johnson and Gail Sterkel. Rarely is sci-fi written for the stage. Even … Continued

Women and their Callings

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Women and Their Callings By multiple playwrights Directed by multiple directors Short plays and monologues about work, avocations, and passions by women playwrights. Comedy, drama, experimental. Fun!  

The Butcher of Baraboo

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Delve into a dark, homespun comedy where jellybean bullets, drug addled police officers and forbidden romance are as commonplace as the neighborhood butcher shop. Click here for the Butcher of Baraboo Poster Click here for the Butcher of Baraboo Program … Continued

The Smart Women Project

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In its inaugural 2008 production directed by Deanna Reed, Krass organized a workshop for nine playwrights whose work was critiqued and rewritten before production. The result was talking turtles, armed teenagers, a live ventriloquist dummy, a psychiatric unit, a rogue … Continued