The School of Theatre & Film invites you to a staged reading of the contemporary play A Secret Message from the Mother Planet (Mamma Guerilla) by the Czech playwright Anna Saavedra.
This essay is a colorful collage of dialogues, monologues, lyrical parts, ironic comments and documentary material relevant no matter whether you're from Europe or the US.
When: Jan 16, 17, 18 @ 7:30pm
Where: Studio Theatre, Lincoln Hall, PSU
Directed by Katerina Bohadlova
Each reading will be followed by a thematic talk-back with special guests led by the Department Chair, Karin Magaldi:
Jan 16 - Anna Saavedra
Skype interview with the playwright residing in the Czech Republic
Jan 17 - Stepan Simek (Theatre Department, Lewis and Clark College, Portland)
Conversation about the play in the context of Czech theatre and Central European contemporary drama
Jan 18 - Maura Kelly (Department of Sociology, PSU) and Rebecca Huggins (Certified Nurse Midwife, Laurelhurst Women’s Clinic, Portland)
Conversation about pregnancy and maternity in our society