SWIMMING UPSTREAM RECEIVES RAVES IN NEW ORLEANS,
NEXT STOP - THE APOLLO THEATER IN NYC!
"If art is therapeutic, "Swimming Upstream" is a breakthrough." The Times-Picayune
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR MONDAY NIGHT - DON'T MISS IT!
On Friday night, Swimming Upstream, directed by Eve Ensler and starring Tony Award winners Shirley Knight and LaChanze and the original New Orleans cast, enjoyed a packed house at The Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans, and received rave reviews from audience and press alike.
"If art is therapeutic, "Swimming Upstream" is a breakthrough," stated The Times-Picayune's Bradley Troll in the opening line of his review. Noting the uplifting nature of this important work, Troll calls the show "a life-affirming journey through the emotional wreckage of hurricane Katrina."
Troll closes his review noting, "As "Swimming Upstream" moves onward across the country (next stop at Harlem's Apollo Theater), New Orleanians can rest assured that this is our story, through and through. Although the play is delivered from a distinctly female perspective, these women -- mothers, wives, sisters and daughters -- are representing the struggles and hopes of us all."
READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE >
The last of these two very special performances of Swimming Upstream is this Monday, September 13th (Doors 7:00pm, Performance 8:00pm) at New York City's Apollo Theater.
LIMITED TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! Don't miss this powerful production and join us we celebrate the incredible women of New Orleans and the Gulf South.
Ticket start at $28.50, visit www.vday.org/sus for details
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LEARN more about SWIMMING UPSTREAM -
READ The Times-Picayune advance story on the production: 'Swimming Upstream' inspires audience at Mahalia Jackson Theater >
READ Bloomberg News: Katrina's Women Recall Lost Dog, Disappearing Friends in New Ensler Play >
Proceeds from this event will benefit V-Day and Ashé Cultural Art Center's work in New Orleans and the Gulf South.
Produced by V-Day, Ashé Cultural Arts Center and The Women Donors Network.
With generous support from the Rockefeller Foundation and The Culture Project.