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Photo of the cast of "Uncommon Women"

“Uncommon Women and Others,” opening Dec. 1 at the New Space Theatre at CMC Spring Valley features cast members, from left, Hadley Hiebert, Christina Cappelli, Makena Seaver, JoAnna Caldwell, Ciara Morrison, Suzie Brady, Lylah Purpus, Paige Ulmer and Heather Exby. The play addresses the wave of feminism that rocked the ’70s, and shows how relevant those issues are today. Photo Scot Gerdes

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 svticketsales@coloradomtn.edu for tickets. For more information, visit coloradomtn.edu/theater (click on Sopris Theatre Company).