Please join WCC for Finish the Fight Rewriting the Women’s Suffrage Movement featuring playwright Ming Peiffer and Director Whitney White, moderated by (Grace) Angela Henry. Finish the Fight is an upcoming special digital theater performance in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, presented by The New York Times in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The play sheds light on the tireless efforts of Black, Asian, Latinx, and Indigenous women in the fight for the right to vote.
This event is free, but registration is required and you can RSVP to secure your spot.
Ming Peiffer is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter (Usual Girls, i wrote on ur wall and now i regret it). She is a recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Paul Stephen Lim Playwriting Award, NYTW 2050 Fellowship, 2017 Kilroy’s List, among many other accolades. She is currently in development for an original series with Color Force and F/X and adapting Weike Wang’s CHEMISTRY into a film for Amazon and the graphic novel The Divine into a series for AMC.
Whitney White is a director, actor, and musician based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the current recipient of the Susan Stroman Directing Award, an Artistic Associate at the Roundabout, and a part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. Her original musical Definition was part of the 2019 Sundance Theatre Lab 2016 ANT Fest, and her five-part musical exploration of Shakespeare’s Women and ambition, Reach for It, is currently under commission with the American Repertory Theater in Boston.
The discussion will be moderated by WCC lifetime member (Grace) Angela Henry, whose background in education, empowerment, and activism will encourage reflection and introspection about the history of feminist movements in this critical political moment.
We encourage you to RSVP and watch the performance on Tuesday, August 18th at 7:00 PM ahead of our Table Talk.