Sopris Theatre Company at Colorado Mountain College’s December production is a play that The New Yorker has called a “… funny, ironic, and affectionate comedy.”
Directed by Brad Moore at CMC, “Uncommon Women and Others” was written by Wendy Wasserstein. It focuses on five women who gather in a restaurant six years after graduating from Mount Holyoke College in the early 1970s and recall their experiences attending a competitive Seven Sisters school.
Funny, touching and brutally honest, the experiences of the all-female cast mirror modern ones. The play, written 40 years ago, addresses the wave of feminism that rocked the ’70s and shows how far society has come on some issues – while others have not changed.
“Uncommon Women and Others” will be performed Dec. 1-2 and 7-9 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 3 and 10 at 2 p.m., in the New Space Theatre, Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, 3000 County Road 114. Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for students, seniors and CMC employees.
Call 947-8177 or email email@example.com for tickets. For more information, or visit coloradomtn.edu/theater (click on Sopris Theatre Company).
‘Uncommon Women and Others’ Cast List
(in order of appearance)
Narrator – Meredith Dusenbery
Kate Quin – Paige Ulmer
Samantha Stewart – Joanna Caldwell
Holly Kaplan – Lylah Purpus
Muffet di Nicola – Makena Seaver
Rita Altabel – Suzie Brady
Mrs. Plumm – Heather Exby
Susie Friend – Ciara Morrison
Carter – Hadley Heibert
Leilah – Christina Cappelli