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Moxie Theatre's 'Herland'


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until February 17, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Moxie Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego
  • AGES Not available
  • COST $18 - $44

Moxie Theatre stages "Herland," a comedy about septuagenarians who try to figure out an alternative from moving into retirement homes.

In this play by Grace McLeod, the lady septuagenarians hire a high school intern to hatch a bold plan for a Utopian alternative rather than move in to a retirement home.

In a culture that’s ever obsessed with youth, "Herland" challenges the idea that young people are the only ones living the most important time of their lives. Like the central young character, high school graduates are constantly being told that that singular moment is the time to decide what to do with the rest of their lives; the older characters in the show prove that we keep deciding and making choices at every age.

After its premiere at Moxie, the play will receive separate productions at Red Twist Theatre in Chicago and Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles as a part of the Rolling World Premiere.

"Herland" runs Jan. 20 through Feb. 17, 2019. For tickets, call the box office at (858) 598-7620.

Special Performances:

Friday, Jan. 25: Queer Role Models in Fiction and Flesh with Georgette Gomez at 8 p.m.
Council President and previous Moxie Award Winner Georgette Gomez (District 9) will be participating in a post-show discussion with playwright Grace McLeod.

Sunday, Jan. 27: Famous Female Friendships with Dr. Monica Stufft at 2 p.m.
Join University of San Diego professor Dr. Stufft after the matinee performance for a panel discussion on iconic female friendships in media and culture.

Saturday, Feb. 2: Bechdel Brigade Night at 7 p.m.
Join Moxie and The Bechdel Brigade for this lesbian outreach event featuring a pre-show discussion with a special guest and catered libations from The Wild Thyme company.

Sunday, Feb. 10: Second Sunday Q & A at 2 p.m.
Join the actors from "Herland" for a post-show discussion to learn more about the play and enrich your theater-going experience.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

A promotional photo from "Herland," courtesy of Moxie The...

Above: A promotional photo from "Herland," courtesy of Moxie Theatre.


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