Women of the Watch, Keepers of the Light: Theater Performance

June 10 2023 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at the Dossin Great Lake Museum for an evening performance of “Women of the Watch, Keepers of the Light”, written and performed by Anna Marck. Take a trip through Anna’s childhood adventures to Michigan Lighthouses and her tales of meeting the women who kept their lights on. The performance will be followed by a short Q + A with Anna Marck.

About the Play: Women of the Watch, Keepers of the Light,” written and performed by Anna Marck and directed by D.B. Schroeder, is an uplifting 45-minutes of music, laughter, and simple, honest storytelling. The play follows Anna as she relives hilarious family trips to lighthouses in Michigan, which ignites a passion to share the spectacular stories of various female lighthouse keepers of the Great Lakes. She details the lives of four particular keepers by donning voice and movement. As she steps into these brave women’s shoes, she discovers the tragedy of the hardships they faced and the beauty of their spirits. Each show is followed by a Q + A talkback. The show was commissioned by The Lorenzo Cultural Center in Macomb, MI.

About the Playwright/Performer: Anna is a professional theatre artist and ecological gardener based in Royal Oak, Michigan. She studied Musical Theatre at Oakland University and spent several years in Chicago writing and performing sketch comedy and working as an actress and teaching artist with theater companies in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and New York. In 2019, she co-founded Cayuga Climate Action in Auburn, NY: a group of concerned community members working to educate, advocate, and act on the climate crisis. While there, she cultivated her passions for holistic health and permaculture. Currently, back in Michigan, she works with Garden Juju Collective: a team of skilled practitioners dedicated to healing places, communities, and people.

Ticket prices include museum admission.

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