|Country and Region||United States — California|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||San Francisco, California USA|
|Festival Contact Information|
Christina Augello, board president
156 Eddy Street
A women’s theater festival celebrating womanhood from minx to matriarch, virgin to vamp. Divafest emblazones EXIT Theatre’s four stages for two weeks of plays, solos, cabarets, comedy, dance, photography and film, all “with a female persuasion” created by a bevy of the very finest post modern prima donnas.
|Festival Dates||May 1 - 25, 2014|
Featured events 2014:
- RAT GIRL, by Kristen Hersh is based on a memoir from the songwriter, guitarist and founder of the seminal art rock band Throwing Muses, adapted for the stage by Stuart Bousel. Ms. Hersh was a major player in creating a female presence in the rock and hardcore punk world’s.
- AT THE WHITE RABBIT BURLESQUE a fully staged theatrical burlesque show celebrating all the Alice icons as they slide down the rabbit hole! PAS DE QUATRE,by Margery Fairchild, will be a staged reading/workshop of a Dramatic Comedy that explores the “behind the scenes” making of the celebrated ballet Le Pas de Quatre and the divas who dance it.
- MOMMY QUEEREST, performed by Kat Evasco
presented by: DIVAfest and Guerrilla Rep. DIVAfest and Guerrilla Rep present Mommy Queerest, a comedic, autobiographical, one-woman show, premieres at EXIT Studio, 156 Eddy Street in downtown San Francisco. Fridays & Saturdays, February 28-March 29 at 8:00PM. Written by Kat Evasco and John Caldon, and performed by Kat Evasco, Mommy Queerest chronicles the coming out process of a lesbian daughter and a closeted lesbian mother, illustrating how the reclaiming of their sexuality challenges and strengthens their relationship.
- DIVA or Die Burlesque, co-artistic directors If-N-Whendy and Red Velvet. Get your tickets now for this amazing show at the wonderful Exit Theatre, before you miss out! We are in a small and cozy theater with comfortable seating, little tables, and every seat has a great view of the stage. You want to get your tickets early, because we DO sell out! Featuring: MC IfNWhendy, Sugar Cane Jane, Tawny Portia, Lay-Si Luna, Rasa Vitalia, Red Velvet.
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