Certain Choices explores the times that women had opportunities to choose positive power. The play is a collaborative work by Trish Ayers, Linda Caldwell, Sidney Saylor Farr, Mary Owens, Betty Peterson, and Brenda K. White, members of the Kentucky Women Playwrights Seminar (KWPS). For more information about Certain Choices or KWPS, contact Trish Ayers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Dear Girl”, a poem
“Painting the Egress” Two sisters argue over choices regarding their mother’s care, while Mama, in the depths of Alzheimer’s disease, paints an invisible door and talks to her deceased dog, Monet.
“The Power” Two teenaged girls discover they have power over the opposite sex.
Brenda K. White
“Dancing in the Woods”, a poem
“Flying Geese” A mother and her very pregnant daughter ponder their separate lives and careers
“Taking the Stick” A young woman faces difficult choices with the help of her wise grandmother
“Fridays” A poem
“Summer Outing” A poem
Sidney Saylor Farr
“If the Sun Rises Tomorrow” A poem
“My friend Built a Bridge” A poem
“Women of a Certain Age” Sisters Camelia and Lettice, and Lettice’s daughter Tessie learn that all is fair in love and war. Lettice’s husband Levi forces choices to be made by the women in his life.
“The Moment” A poem
Berea College, Berea, KY
When: April 22, 2009