Women Festival," with McAfee and Hughes, Runs in SF Through Sept 25

News   Women Festival," with McAfee and Hughes, Runs in SF Through Sept 25
 
The New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco continues its "Celebrating Women Festival" with seventy-four year old solo performer, Betty McAfee Aug. 5 - 22, before audiences hear Holly Hughes start Preaching to the Perverted, Sept. 8 - 25. The festival kicked off with Karen Finley performing her latest solo show, Shut Up and Love Me! in May.

The New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco continues its "Celebrating Women Festival" with seventy-four year old solo performer, Betty McAfee Aug. 5 - 22, before audiences hear Holly Hughes start Preaching to the Perverted, Sept. 8 - 25. The festival kicked off with Karen Finley performing her latest solo show, Shut Up and Love Me! in May.

McAfee will deliver her multi-media presentation Wake Up!. Through poetry, storytelling, visual images and music from various eras in her life, McAfee tells the story of 70-plus years of political, historical and personal experiences. Wake Up! has been performed in the Bay Area and across the country.

Obie Award-winning writer Holly Hughes will premiere her Preaching to the Perverted, Sept 8-25. In this performance piece, Hughes -- whom David Gergen called a "threat to national security" -- reports on her recent appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tickets ($10-$25) are available by calling the NCTC box office at (415) 861 8972. The New Conservatory Theatre Center is located at 25 Van Ness Avenue.

-- By Sean McGrath
and Christine Ehren

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