Directed by Anjanette Hall (Assistant Professor of Theater)
A sister production with Cleveland State University’s Department of Theatre
Inspired by the 1853 National Women’s Rights Convention, Ancestra weaves a historical account of the pioneers for women’s rights with the intimate biography of a contemporary journalism student who writes about reproductive healthcare. When Cora’s methods take an unconventional turn, she is plunged into a crisis through which past and present begin to converge, illuminating a long history of silencing women through intimidation and violence. A sister production of Ancestra will perform at Cleveland State University in February/March 2024.
Online ticket sales end 2 hours before each perfomance. Subject to availability, tickets can be purchased at the venue lobby beginning 1 hour before the scheduled start time. Tickets are subject to resale 5 minutes prior to the start of the show.
Sold out events will have a waitlist with cash only sales at the venue beginning 1 hour before start time.