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 MEDUSA MONOLOGUES

Celebrate International Women's day with us!

Join us for the 2nd Annual Medusa Monologues Show, a collection of monologues written by, directed by, and performed by Milwaukee-area womxn and non-binary people.

Performances all take place in the No Studios screening room from March 13th - 16th.

 Nō Studios

 1037 W McKinley Avenue, Milwaukee

 
 

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Contribute to Our Future

Medusa Monologues relies on help and donations from various funding sources. Thanks to the continued generosity of our supporters, we have been able to do some incredible things. We would love for you to be included in our success. Contribute today and ensure our programs continued staging quality performances for the Milwaukee community.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

Developing Milwaukee non-binary and womxn talent with live theater and web series opportunities.

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MEDUSA YOUTH

Summer Program

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MEDUSA YOUTH WEB SERIES

To Be Announced!

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Medusa Monologues continues to bring together productions that help womxn and non-binary people gain the essential experience needed for their developing careers in the performing arts.

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WE'VE CREATED A WEB SERIES!

November 20, 2019

CALL FOR WRITERS: MARCH 2020 PERFORMANCES

November 20, 2019

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AUDITIONS FOR MARCH PERFORMANCES TBA

November 20, 2019

 

I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.

Frida Kahlo

 

WHY “MEDUSA”?

Isn’t it strange how much of a monster Medusa has been made into throughout history? She was an innocent, lovely priestess of Athena’s temple. She was devoted to the preservation of Athena’s presence in her community.


But, after being violated by Poseidon in the temple Medusa was sworn to protect, Athena chose to curse her (the victim) with an isolating condition of scary snake-hair and a petrifying gaze.


Athena, in her rage, couldn’t punish her uncle Poseidon so she went after the helpless mortal Medusa (???).


And she’s the one called the monster?

This is all a bummer. But it doesn’t feel unfamiliar, does it?

So, this is what we’re going to do.


We’re going to flip the narrative. No longer are we going to perpetuate the “stay away from Medusa! She’ll turn you to stone! For no reason other than she is EVIL and UGLY!” narrative.

Now, we are going to see her side of the story. And we’ll ask her questions and we’ll listen to what she has to say. Heck, we’ll even give her the stage.

 

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