Echo Theatre expresses our humble appreciation and profound respect to all the exquisite voices who contributed to the Big Shout Out special project #writenow. We encourage you all to continue raising your voices to shed light both on the injustices as well as the beauty you see in the world. 
#metoo
#timesup
#writenow!

In the spirit of the #metoo and #timesup movements, Echo Theatre seeks diverse voices that present creative, unique, and even unexpected takes on the sexual harassment issue crippling society. These voices will be developed into a performance project with a world premiere in 2019 in Dallas, Texas.

Rules and Regulations for the Contest

Entrants were to...

 1. be female or identify as a female.

 2. include resume with submission/s.

 3. limit monologue length - not to exceed 10 minutes

 

Writers should be aware that the length of the piece may impact our ability to include it in the production simply due to length and not content or quality.

The hard deadline for submissions was midnight August 15, 2018.

Playwrights of monologues selected for the Big Shout Out Special Project,

#writenow, received a $100 performance fee.

The Project...

Raw. True. Impactful.
HEAR ME:
Voices of #MeToo
a n   E c h o   T h e a t r e   o r i g i n a l

In the spirit of the #metoo and #timesup movements, Echo Theatre has created a compelling new work distilled from diverse female stories on sexual harassment.

(Trigger Warning:

Acts against women.)

An Echo Theatre Original.
 
Winning Writers:

Gwen K. Adams

Jill Brady

Christy Brothers

Allie Costa

Mara Dresner

Christine Emmert 

Emily Hageman

Aadrise Johnson

Donna Latham

Lesley Moreau

Marj O'Neill-Butler

Isabella Russell-Ides

Germaine Shames

Tristan Young Mercado

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at   BURNING WOMAN 2019

 

The Wild Detectives / Oak Cliff

6:00-10:00pm - Selected monologues from HEAR ME will be presented during this festival celebrating the power of local female creatives in a free evening of performances.

Combines word / art / dance / music / theater, followed by a burning ceremony and community drumming circle. 

FREE!!! Donations accepted.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5 a

BONUS ECHO READS 2019

 

Bath House Cultural Center / White Rock Lake

7:30-8:30pm - Full script of the HEAR ME, winning #MeToo monologues will be presented in a Staged Performance Reading.

Come for the Reading.

Stay for the Discussion.

Talk Back with audience and creatives follows. Be a Part of the Art!

 

FREE!!! Donations Accepted.

If you are interested in booking this one-hour production at your venue, contact the producers at mail@echotheatre.org

We are pleased to recognize our Finalist Honorees:

#maybe by Anonymous

Angela by Amy Tofte

Antagonist by Elizabeth Suzanne

Ball and Chain by D. Lee Miller

The Caretaker by Julia Pascal

Fenix by Diana Burbano

The Flower Farthest from the Path by Amy Oestreicher

Happy Ending by Lucy Wang

Here I Am by Bethany Burnside

I Don't Have To Think About It by Donna Kaz

I'll Tell You a Story by Amy Oestreicher

Just a Kid by Marla Porter

La Chingada by Elizabeth Isela Szekeresh

My Me Too by Sandra de Helen

Pussy Grabber by Gina Femia

The Stories We Tell Ourselves by Lindsay Hayward

The Troy of Helen by Elizabeth M. Kelly

Vilmar, It Was Me by Margie Pignataro

The Writer by Katherine Burkman

OUR SEASON

Echo Theatre offers Main Stage productions and lightly rehearsed Performance Readings through our FREE

Echo Reads Salon Series.

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Dallas, Texas 75357-0422

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