Third speaker added to #MeToo Play Festival panel discussion

Karla Altmayer, cofounder of Healing to Action, will be joining the post-show discussion on Sunday, May 20 about #MeToo issues raised by the six short plays presented in the 2nd Act Players' #MeToo Play Festival. Playwrights Jean Waller and Carol Saller also will be on the panel which will be chaired by 2nd Act Players' Cofounder ...

For more on #MeToo, check our new #MeToo Festival page

Want to know how the MeToo movement began and how it has morphed and grown since late 2017? Check the list of articles on our new #MeToo Play Festival page. The page begins with information about our festival May 19-20, and May 26-27 at Northminster Church in Evanston where we'll be showcasing six short plays ...

2nd Act Players’ #MeToo Play Festival cast announced

Six cast members have been selected from more than 50 who expressed interest in auditioning for the 2nd Act Players' #MeToo Play Festival. The festival, which takes place May 19-20 and May 26-27 at Northminster Church in Evanston, will present six 10-minute plays that focus on issues raised by the #MeToo movement. Tickets are on ...

Award-winning Aayisha Humphrey to direct #MeToo Play Festival

Aayisha Ruby Humphrey, an award-winning Chicago actor and acting teacher, will be the director for the 2nd Act Players' #MeToo Play Festival May 19-20 and May 26-27. The festival presents six 10-minute plays from emerging playwrights dealing with issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace, sexual abuse, gender-stereotyping and bullying. "Aayisha was assistant director ...

Northminster Senior Pastor to join #MeToo Play Festival post-show discussions

Rev. Michael Dale Kirby, senior pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Evanston, has agreed to take part in a post-show discussion of #MeToo issues at the 2nd Act Players #MeToo Play Festival on Saturday, May 26. The festival, which features six 10-minute plays by emerging playwrights about issues relevant to the #MeToo movement, takes place ...

Say Happy 5th Birthday to the 2nd Act Players today!!!!

Five years, 14 plays, 43 actors, eight directors, four assistant directors --- Happy 5th Birthday to the 2nd Act Players!!! If you haven't donated to our 5th birthday fundraiser yet, you can do so by simply clicking here. It's been an amazing five years. We started with a simple idea. In 2012, after he had ...

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