Selected to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, this one-woman play explores the life of Victoria Woodhull, the woman who ran for President of the United States in 1872, through a contemporary lens. Woodhull appears today wondering if she has left any legacy. Flashbacks of her life, coupled with her commentary, explore how we can make a better world. What would she think about the state of women’s rights and social issues today? Tune into ELTC’s YouTube Channel to find out: https://www.tinyurl.com/ELTCYouTube
Emma Palzere-Rae played Essie Miller in Ah, Wilderness! at East Lynne Theater Company, where she appeared as Harriet Beecher Stowe in Aunt Hattie’s House in 2000, which continues to be offered for touring through ELTC. Emma’s Be Well Productions also tours her original one-woman plays about Emily Dickinson, Victoria Woodhull and Gilda Radner throughout the country. She has appeared in regional and off-Broadway theaters and in film and television. Favorite roles include Sister Aloysius in Doubt (Emerson Theater Collaborative), Dean Kenny in Spinning into Butter (Newgate), and Maria in Lend Me a Tenor (Centennial Theater Festival). She is the former artistic director of NYC’s Plays for Living, and a former company member of Quicksilver Radio Theater. Emma currently resides in southeastern CT where she co-directs Mystic Seaport’s annual holiday production “Lantern Light Tours." Member Actors' Equity Association.