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LWVSP Supports Lex-Ham Community Theater's "First Lady"

26 Sep 2018 6:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The League of Women Voters St. Paul is proud to support Lex-Ham Community Theater's upcoming presentation of "First Lady" – a humorous look at the women who wield the power in Washington, D.C. – by Katharine Dayton and George Kaufman. 

WHEN |  7:30 p.m., September 28, 29, October 4, 5, 6 and at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 30

WHERE | Wellstone Center Auditorium, 179 Robie Street E, Saint Paul

It's the 1930s and things are gearing up for the next Presidential election.  Lucy Chase Wayne, the granddaughter of a US President and wife of the Secretary of State, and Irene Hibbard, the wife of a Supreme Court Justice, both have their eyes on the prize.  While powerful special interest groups, the media, and speech-making politicians engage in the rough campaign, romance makes an appearance.

There will be a post-performance discussion with Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto about the role of women in politics after the Sunday, September 30 matinee performance.

Mary Cutler directs this production.  Ticket prices are $19 for adults and $15 for students.  The Sunday, September 30 performance will be “pay what you want”. If you are a LWVSP member who goes to the show and tells Lex-Ham Community Theater that you heard about the show through LWVSP, Lex.-Ham will make a donation back to LWVSP.   We will also like have a presence at some of the shows.

You can reserve tickets and find out more information about the production at http://www.lexhamarts.org/theater/shows/201809.

The League of Women Voters St. Paul is a nonpartisan citizens organization fighting to improve our government and engage all citizens in decisions that impact their lives—and it’s not only for women! 

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