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Ticket Deals

19 €  Normal

17 €  Club Ö1, unions, Pensioners, Verbund, Kolping members

15 €  as of 5zig, Tera Vienna Card, groups 7+ persons

13 € Theatre Tuesday, disabled card holders, Wien Energie

10 € Family extra, Students, Uni. Darstell. Kunst

9.50 € IG Theater, Club Ö1 Students, Students 6+, 

0 € Kulturpass Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur, Wiener Sozialpass, Präsenz- und Zivildiener

 

PRESS:

Press & general enquiries contact Joanna Godwin-Seidl

Tel.: 43(0) 699 12127679

office@viennatheatreproject.at

 

With thanks to our sponsors:  U.S. Embassy Vienna, Theater Drachengasse & Demobrewery 

vienna theatre project leading team:

Joanna Godwin-Seidl

Asst Director: Ho Andras and Katrin Firlinger

Stage Manager: Laura D Mitchell

Costumes: Laura Mitchell/Joanna Godwin-Seidl

Set Design: vienna theatre project

Set building: Gregor Wallner

Sound FX: vienna theatre project

Lights: MIchaela Pink

Poster/Flyer: Gernot Ottowitz 

Show Photos: Ine Gundersveen and Thomas Schluet

PR & Sponsorship: Joanna Godwin-Seidl

Malcolm Crick

Film/trailers: Adrienne Hanly

In House: Beate Platzgummer and team

About the Show - Season Opening!

Nina Simone: Four Women

By Christina Ham

 

Dates: 21. / 23./ 24. / 25. / 27.09 / 28. / 29.9 / 01. / 02. / 03.10, 8pm

Theater Drachengasse, Drachengasse 2 , 1010 Vienna:

Tickets: 01/5131444,  karten@drachengasse.at

www.drachengasse.at/karten.asp

 

Directed by Joanna Godwin-Seidl (stage) Dave Moskin (music)

Cast: Dorretta Carter, Achan Malonda, Kudra Owens & Truth Hurts aka Shari Watson


Season Opening! Set to the backdrop of September 16, 1963. The day after the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Nina Simone: Four Women follows the iconic sensation as she shifts her career from artist to artist-activist as she believed, "An artist's responsibility is to reflect the times." Nina Simone: Four Women uses the framework of one of her most historic songs "Four Women" to give sassy and moving voice to a group of women, navigating the challenges brought to them due to different hues of their skin, representing the four beautiful little girls who were at the church that day.

Listen to their story, with a phenomenal cast singing some of Nina Simone's most popular Civil Rights anthems such as "Mississippi Goddam," "Go Limp," and "Young, Gifted, and Black" to look at an artist and the women around her as their journey leads them down a path of discovery and healing.

“It’s a show with bloody knuckles... slow burn, dramatic knockouts” Washington Post

“a remarkable show in many ways — it is totally different from any revue you ever saw…” Chicago Tribune

Director/Producer -  Joanna GODWIN-SEIDL 

 

The actress and director studied theatre in the United Kingdom. She has been running VIENNA THEATRE PROJECT since 2006. THE LAST FIVE YEARS was her solo musical debut at the Theater Drachengasse. German language theatre credits include directing MÄDCHEN MIT DEN SCHWEFELHÖLZERN (Ronacher Theater), HAUTNAH (Patrick Marber) for Theaterverein Vision (OFF Theater) and MORD IM MUSIKANTENBEISL (Asst. director - Theater Drachengasse). Recently acclaimed musicals include ORDINARY DAYS and TICK TICK..BOOM! She has a solid repertoire, often choosing plays with social & political content: PLENTY (VIS Theatre), DIRT (Theater am Petersplatz) and THE MEETING (Black History Month/Theater am Petersplatz) to name a few. In 2014 she directed the hit play TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, was pleased to receive rave reviews for her musical TITLE OF SHOW and starred in Sarah Kane’s 4.48 PSYCHOSIS. As an actor, she has starred in a number of shows from Ayckbourn to Coward and Shakespeare,  in theatres such as Vienna’s English Theatre, the Kammeroper and Schönbrunner Schlosstheater. In 2015-2016 she directed the critically acclaimed shows DISGRACED, MARRY ME A LITTLE and THE INVISIBLE HAND. All her latest productions,  including THE WHO & THE WHAT ( 2017, Theater Drachengasse) and BUILDING THE WALL were nominated "Tip of the Week" in the national press.” Recent directorial premieres include CROSSING JERUSALEM, THE FLICK and RED by John Logan (2019). Joanna directed her first opera THE BARBER OF SEVILLE in 2018.

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