The Iconic Women Theatre Series is a collection of full-length, one-actor plays about women that history has somehow incorrectly, unfairly, or incompletely chronicled.
Black History Month Peformance: Call Me Mrs. Evers - the life story of Myrlie Evers
Open to the public. Free admission. Underwritten by Aurora Public Schools - Global Village Academy.
February 17, 2022
Global Village Academy
16401 E Alameda Dr
Aurora, CO 80017
as Myrlie Evers
directed by Michael Peters
written by Mike Broemmel
Join us for our annual Black History Month Celebration. We have selected a performance on the life and experience of Ms. Myrle Evers-Williams. Her story chronicles the height of the civil rights movement and the heavy impacts on our country.
Disclaimer: In keeping with the context of the time period, the content and language may be unsettling to some viewers.
Call Me Mrs. Evers is a one-woman play, telling the story of Myrlie Evers, wife of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers and the first woman chair of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She is also something of an unsung hero of the women's rights movement as well.
Multiple performances of Mother! are slated across Colorado. These include public performances at an array of different venues as well as in schools.
Starring Jan Justis
Directed by Jennifer Dempsey
Written by Mike Broemmel & Jennifer Dempsey
Produced by Colorado TINTS
Mother! chronicles the incomparable life story of labor leader, union organizer, and all-around hell-raiser Mother Jones.
Special Denver engagement:
April 1 and 2
Capitol Hill Theatre Series
Miller Hall - First Baptist Church
1373 Grant Street
Stand Still & Look Stupid by Mike Broemmel tells the incomparable life story of Hedy Lamarr. Known during the Golden Age of Hollywood as "the most beautiful girl in the world," Hedy Lamarr is also the inventor that made the Digital Age possible.
The Bonfils Girl by Mike Broemmel chronicles the amazing life of Helen Bonfils -- the first woman to serve as the publisher of a major daily newspaper, a dominate force in Broadway theatre, and much more.
Call Me Mrs. Evers by Mike Broemmel presents the life story of civil rights leader Myrlie Ever, the widow of Medgar Evers. Following the assassination of her husband in 1963, Myrlie took up the civil rights mantel in her own right.
Mother! by Mike Broemmel and Jennifer Dempsey chronicles the sometimes tragic and ultimately triumphant life of labor leader and union organizer Mary Harris "Mother" Jones who tireless fought for working men, women, and children.
The Hours of Anne by Mike Broemmel follows final day in the life of Anne Boleyn, leading up to her beheading in the Tower of London. The play sets the record straight about Henry VIII's second wife.
La Primera Mujer by Mike Broemmel presents the true life story of Eva Peron, the former First Lady of Argentina better known as Evita. For two decades, the operetta Evita has warped the life story of Eva Peron beyond recognition
The Iconic Women Theatre Series had been changing the face of theatre for five years before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The series provides the public a way in which meaningful live theatre will thrive as the world slowly moves towards a “new normal.”
Take a moment to visit the rest of the site, including the individual pages on each of the plays in the Iconic Women Theatre Series.