A Terrible Silence focuses on five of the 41 women who were blacklisted in television in 1950. The play tells something of their lives, their dreams, their prolific talents and their silencers.
JOIN PLAYWRIGHT BONNIE RATNER TO BE ENTERTAINED BY A DYNAMIC CAST -
AND TO THINK AND TALK TOGETHER
WHAT: A TERRIBLE SILENCE Staged Reading (premiere) and post-show discussion
WHEN: December 18th and 19th, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont Street PDX 97215 (Free parking in lot on 54th and Belmont)
HOW: Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-terrible-silence-tickets-215940312287
All tickets are $5.00. Seating is limited for this special reading and discussion, so reserve today!
WHO: Written by Bonnie Ratner; Directed by Kate Duffly; Produced by PassinArt: A Theatre Company and Community Dream Productions
Jasmine Cottrell, Diane Kondrat, Shareen Jacobs, Andrea White, Bonnie Ratner, Jeb Berrier, Christopher Hirsh, Jason Glick, James Dixon, Roberta Hunte
For your safety, A Terrible Silence is presented under the guidelines of the Portland Performing Arts Vaccine Coalition. Read more here: https://pdxartsvax.org/
A Terrible Silence was originally inspired by
The Broadcast 41: Women and the Anti-Communist Blacklist
by Carol Stabile