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For only $10, you can enter into a raffle in support of our fundraiser to hire a Managing Director next year. What will you win? A headshot session package with We Women co-producer and Resident Sound Designer Willow James! This episode, Julie
Empowering DiscussionClose the BookBy Susan GlaspellSept 29Director Charlique C. Rolle and actors Elissa Wolf, Simon Hedger, Sandy Spatz, Michael Lomenick, Daria Harper, David Goodloe, and Elisabeth Del Toro discuss privilege, women's empowerme
Audio PerformanceClose the Bookby Susan GlaspellPodcast #141September 15, 2021A comedy about an elite family enjoying their status as the power brokers of a University founded by their ancestors. Their grandson, a professor at the University, c
Willow James hosts a special episode in response to the Supreme Court ruling to allow the new law banning abortion in Texas to stand.  He interviews Julie Proudfoot on her Substack essay "Roe v. Wade." Find out Julie's inspiration for writing t
SEPT 1EPISODE 139Karen HawkinsSOCIAL JUSTICE INTERVIEWArtistic Director Julie Proudfoot chats with founder & Rebelle-in-Chief of Rebellious Magazine, Karen Hawkins!  Listen to this bold and exciting interview about feminism, Karen's career and
MEDEA, by Euripides, adapted and performed by Julie Proudfoot, soundscape by Willow James. This adaptation is based on the 1912  translation into English rhyming verse by Gilbert Murray, M.A., L.L.D., who was a professor of Greek at the Univers
Artemisia welcomes four outstanding leaders in the Chicago Community to We Women for this very special podcast episode.  Jackie Taylor, the CEO and Founder of Black Ensemble Theatre, Rena Henderson Mason, Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of
SUMMER FUN FUNDRAISERJulie Proudfoot & Willow JamesJuly 21Podcast #136Artemisia Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot is joined by podcast co-producer and resident sound designer Willow James to raise money in support of Artemisia’s #empoweringwome
AFTERMATH, by Mary BurrillSet in rural South Carolina, a Black soldier returning from serving his country in World War I discovers that his father has been lynched.  Burrill, a Black gay feminist playwright, was part of the Harlem Renaissance a
JUNE 23GOODS ZOOM ROOMFeaturing award-winning playwright, Lauren FerebeeTake a deep dive into the amazing process used to create Artemisia's critically acclaimed virtual world premiere of GOODS, by Lauren Ferebee.  Our Guests include Lauren Fer
Myesha-Tiara and Willow James team up to talk about the intersection of theatre and community in Chicago.  Inspired by We Women audio performances of RACHEL, by Angelina W. Grimke, and AFTERMATH, by Mary Burrill, Willow and Myesha will introduc
Rachel, by Angelina W. GrimkéA sensitive and well-educated young Black woman loves children and, when she meets the man of her dreams, is eager to raise a family with him.  But her dream of blissful family life is destroyed when she is forced t
Social Justice InterviewTabby BiddlePodcast #131MAY 12Julie Proudfoot interviews Tabby Biddle, who has worked at the intersection of women’s leadership, feminine spirituality and social change for nearly two decades.  Tabby is the founder of TA
Empowering DiscussionBold Stroke for a Wifeby Susanna CentlivrePodcast #130April 28, 2021We Women Producer and Host Julie Proudfoot moderates a no-holds-barred discussion about gender parity, women's empowerment and feminist sexuality with memb
April 14, 2021A Bold Stroke for a Wife, by Susanna CentilivreA military officer falls madly in love with a young woman and dons four different disguises to convince her powerful and extremely disagreeable guardians to grant him her hand in marr
Podcast #128MARCH 31, 2021Black Beauty & Black JoyWe Women Co-Producer and Artemisia Resident Sound Designer Willow James interviews Carla Stillwell, award-winning actor, playwright and director.  Ms. Stillwell is the founder and Executive Dire
Empowering DiscussionOpposing Opheliaby Deneen Reynolds-KnottPodcast #127March 17, 2021We Women Producer and Host Julie Proudfoot moderates a BRAVE discussion about beauty, feminism and the freedom to embrace your true self with the incredible
March 3, 2021Opposing Ophelia, by Deneen Reynolds-KnottYvette, a former model and student at the Ophelia Devore School of Modeling & Charm, is confronted with new ideas about beauty, blackness and womanhood, when her daughter, Nina, joins the N
Podcast #125FEBRUARY 17, 2021Immigration JusticeJulie Proudfoot interviews Sandra Gonzalez, a former high school Spanish for native speakers teacher, a Ph.D. student, a community organizer, and a first-time candidate running for Waubonsee Commu
Julie Proudfoot moderates an empowering discussion with the creative team of Sharai Bohannon's one-act play, What About The Children.  Playwright Sharai Bohannon, Director Myesha-Tiara, Co-Producer and Sound Designer Willow James, and actors Jo
JAN 20, 2021 Audio PerformanceWhat About the Children, by Sharai BohannonThe wife of an ICE officer has had enough.  Written for Protest Plays Project’s #TheatreActionImmigrationDirected by Myesha-TiaraSound Design by Willow JamesCASTSonya - Je
Julie Proudfoot interviews the ever-amazing E. Faye Butler, Chicago legend and award-winning actor who has recently joined Artemisia's Board of Directors.  E. Faye shares her lifelong passion for the art of performance and her dedication to amp
PLAY DISCUSSIONEVERY WAITING HEART, by Lauren FerebeePodcast #121November 24, 2020Moderated by Julie Proudfoot, Sound Design by Willow JamesJulie Proudfoot moderates a discussion with Willow James (Sound Designer) and actors Patty Malaney, Tama
Virtual Performance of EVERY WAITING HEART, by Lauren FerebeeIn 1848MIRIAM - played by ANITA KAVUU NG'ANG'ARUTH - played by HARMONY ZHANGIn 2019HANNAH - played by MYESHA-TIARAANNETTE - played by PATTY MALANEYSHERRI - played by SARAH BETH TANNER
Anita Kavuu-Ng'ang'a, Angela Oliver, and Willow James discuss the relevance and social justice themes of Mary Burrill's great protest play, THEY THAT SIT IN DARKNESS.  Charlique C. Rolle, who directed the virtual reading, shares her observation
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