Suffragist Project Centennial Celebration Remarks

Given by Charlayne Hunter-Gault on August 20, 2020 Today, you have heard wonderful, inspiring words as we mark the 100th Anniversary of the Suffragists – women of history who insisted, against all odds, to be recognized in their fullness. So it is that, as I give the benediction on today’s celebration, I am reminded of another woman in my history – my Grandmother. Shall we say a few … Continue reading Suffragist Project Centennial Celebration Remarks

History Amplified Through Theatre

By Meg Gilbert and Becca Jennings It’s been 100 years since women were granted the right to vote in this country. One century later, FST will inspire hundreds of youth in Sarasota and Manatee school districts this year by bringing the voices of the courageous individuals who fought for women’s suffrage to life. Six FST actors will travel to local schools, performing the fiery and … Continue reading History Amplified Through Theatre

Honoring the Dangerous Ladies

By Camryn MacIver Florida Studio Theatre is proud to present The Suffragist Project, an artistic and community-wide celebration of the upcoming 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. With FST at the helm, the Project has brought together over 50 community partners that will each host their own programming in honor of the monumental milestone. Partners … Continue reading Honoring the Dangerous Ladies