This extraordinary event took place at Center Portion and the Irish American Heritage Center in the spring of 2007, and featured a series of performances as well as a visual art exhibit from some of Chicago's most prolific and powerful female artists.
Directed by Paul Amandes
Choreography by Emily Rogers
Part 1: Songs of the Kerry Madwoman, Featuring Jamie O'Reilly
A chamber opera with women's chorus & dance
Based on the Irish Myth of Mis (Mish)
Story and lyrics by Patricia Monaghan
Music by Michael Smith
Part 2: Angels at the Edges
Written and performed by June Shellene, Sheila Donohue,
Monica Kass Rogers, Emily Rogers
A interwoven series of monologues, poetry, dance and music.
Part 3: Beauty Attends: The Heartsongs of Opal Whiteley
Featuring Anne Hills
A Musical Diary