Calendar of Gage Appearances and Performances
Gage as Calamity Jane
January 10, Freeport, ME:
"Playwriting Techniques for Poets and Writers," Stonecoast Writers Residency Program, 1:30-3PM.
January 21, Portland, ME:
24-Hour Play Festival, Acorn Productions, Portland Ballet Studio.
March 19, Southwest Harbor, ME:
SWAN Day Celebration of MDI Women Artists, Southwest Harbor Public Library. (I might do Calamity Jane Sends a Message to Her Daughter.) 5:30-7PM.
April 29, Bethlehem, NH:
Talk-back for Julia Reddy's performance of the second act of The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, The Highlands Inn.
May 7, Waterville, ME:
The Poorly-Written Play Festival, Aqua City Actors, The Center, May 7 at 2 PM, Program of 6 comic one-acts. I will be attending a post-show reception after the Sunday matinee. (Shows also on May 5 & 6)
May 13, Bar Mills, ME:
I will be part of the talk-back for Julia Reddy's performance of The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, Saco River Theatre.
July 6-9, Madison, WI:
"Acting Lesbian: A Performance Workshop for Everyone," National Women's Music Festival.
August 4-7, Grand Rapids area, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival (two of them!)
January 16, West Palm Beach, FL:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, Sister Carolyn Gage produced by BLAST! Also performances at N. Fort Myers and Sugarloaf Women's Village!
January 20, N. Ft. Myers, FL:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, The Resort on Carefree Boulevard. (Members only.)
March 18-20, Bethlehem, NH:
The Parmachene Belle, and Beyond the L-Word workshop and The Art of the Dramatic Monologue workshop! Read about it here!
June 11, Bar Harbor, ME:
The Parmachene Belle, Bar Harbor Pride, Criterion Theatre.
June 25-26, Portland, ME:
Lace Curtain Irish, PortFringe, Portland Stage Company Storefront, Saturday at 12:15 PM, Sunday at 2 PM.
June 30-July 3, Madison, WI:
Lace Curtain Irish, National Women's Music Festival.
Noon on Saturday, July 2. Also offering "Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop."
September 22-24, Ottawa, Canada:
"Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop," Lesbian Artivisms in a Global Age Conference, Univ. of Ottawa.
January 20, Portland, ME:
A Gateless Garden, MUSEUM EXHIBIT -- OPENING CELEBRATION, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Art Gallery at University of New England. (Exhibit of photos from the anthology A Gateless Garden, to which I am a contributor).
March 15, Easthampton, MA:
Gage on Stage... with Julia Reddy. Will include complete performance of Louisa May Incest. Easthampton Building, 3-5 PM. Produced by Gather the Lesbians. For tickets or to buy ad.
March 28, Bethlehem, NH:
Gage on Stage... with Julia Reddy. At the Highlands Inn.
April 25, Portland, ME:
I Have Come To Show You Death, (reading) Parker Pavilion, Maine Women Writers Colllection, University of New England, 2 PM. Donation.
June 6, Roslindale, MA:
Louisa May Incest with Carolyn Gage and Julia Reddy. Sponsored by Out2Brunch.
June 26 & 28, Portland, ME:
Louisa May Incest, with Carolyn Gage and Julia Reddy, PortFringe. Friday, June 26: 8 PM Portland Stage Studio theatre. Sunday, June 28, 11 AM Portland Stage Storefront theatre.
August 4-9, Hart, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Readings of Bite My Thumb and Planchette. Click here for the lineup of Tent Revival Sermons!
October 31, Bethlehem, NH:
Lace Curtain Irish, Carolyn Gage in this solo play, at the Highlands Inn. 7 PM.
November 8, South Portland, ME:
"Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop," 4-5:30 PM, at 87 Ocean Street, South Portland. Office of Sage Hayes.
January 18, Portland, ME:
"Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop," Justice in the Body, 1-3 PM, donation. See flyer.
January (second week), Freeport, ME:
"Playwriting and Social Justice" (class taught by Gage), Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing, University of Southern Maine.
March 1, Falmouth, ME:
To Rome With Love: A Musical Fundraiser to Send Carolyn Gage to the 53rd World Theatre Conference in Rome, 8 PM, $10-100, Sponsored by and hosted at The Footlights in Falmouth, 190 Route 1. Sponsored by The Footlights.
March 27-28, Rome, Italy:
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc (reading), 53rd World Theatre Day, (sponsored by Commissione Nazionale Italiana UNESCO) "Performing Gender and Violence in Contemporary National and Transnational Contexts."
June 2, Portland, ME:
Reading excerpts from The Parmachene Belle at LFK New American Restaurant for Word Portland. 9 PM.
June 24 & 29, Portland, ME:
Valerie Solanas At Matteawan, PortFringe, Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, Tuesday June 24 at 6 PM and Sunday June 29 at 2 PM.
July 23-27, Oakland, CA:
The Lesbian Tent Revival and "Interrupting Racism" workshop, Old Lesbians Organizing for Change National Gathering.
August 5-10, Hart, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, PLUS workshop performance of Crossing the Rapelands at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Plus reading of Valerie Solanas at Matteawan.
November 23, Arlington, MA:
Gage on Stage at the Arlington Center for the Arts, 3-5 PM. With Julia Reddy and Jean Kennedy. Produced by Promoting Womyn's Voices. $20 sliding scale... more if you can, less if you can't.
December 13, Laurel, MD:
Lifetime Achievement Award from Venus Theatre, celebrating their 50th production! Venus has produced 13 productions and readings of my plays, several of which were world premieres.
All Year! Portland, ME and streaming globally:
Every fourth Wed. of the month, hosting "Lesbian Radio" on WMPG, 1- 1:30 PM.
January 20-27, 2013, Apache Junction, AZ:
Weeklong residency, acting workshop, playwriting workshop, readings and lectures, reading of The Goddess Tour, performance of The Parmachene Belle... and Calamity Jane Sends a Message to Her Daughter, and a Lesbian Tent Revival! Superstition Mountain RV Resort.
February 4, Lewiston, ME:
Classroom lecture, Bates College. All students/faculty in English and Theatre Departments invited. Email for location and time.
April 1, Portland, ME (and streaming everywhere):
Guest on "Desert Island Discs," WMPG, 10:30 AM-noon. (Guests bring 8 songs they would take to a desert island, and then they talk about their choices as they are played.)
June 27 & 28, Portland, ME:
Crossing the Rapelands (a new work), PortFringe 2013, Portland Stage Company Studio Theatre, Thursday at 9 PM, Friday at 7 PM.
July 19-21, St. Louis, MO:
The Lesbian Tent Revival and "Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop." at the Old Lesbians Organizing for Change Regional Gathering at the Frontenac Hilton.
August 6-11, Hart, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, one half-day Intensive Workshop and four daily Revivals at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.
October 5, Arlington, MA:
"Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop," Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute of Boston. Noon until 2:30 PM. 259 Lowell St. in Somerville (in the “Community Room” of a VNA-run assisted living community.)
November 6-7, East Lansing, MI:
"Interrupting Racism: An Interactive Workshop" in the afternoon of November 7, and an "Evening of Lesbian Theatre with Carolyn Gage" from 7-8 PM on November 6. The Center for Poetry, Michigan State University.
November 9, East Lansing:
Calamity Jane Sends a Message to Her Daughter, excerpts from The Parmachene Belle, Women in the Arts Festival.
January 6-8, Portland, ME:
AXED! Post-show talk-back.
February 13, Portland, ME:
Weaving Conversations with Sky: A Celebration of Women in Poetry, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 1 PM and also 7 PM.
April 21, Portland, ME:
Maine Association for Community Theatre One-Act Festival. Will be presenting The Greatest Actress Who Ever Lived.
April 22, Portland, ME:
Stigmata reading, Over-60 Book Club of the Portland Lesbian Coffeehouse. (closed group)
April 27, York, ME:
"A Theatrical Journey Through Maine's Lesbian History,"York Diversity Forum, York Public Library.
June 20, ALL OVER THE WORLD:
"The Other L-Words," (lecture) as part of "Live Your Best Lesbian Life." (internet broadcast).
July 21-22, Boston:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, Old Lesbians Organizing for Change National Gathering, PLUS... "Interrupting Racism: A Workshop," Woburn Hilton. Saturday Morning at 8AM: "Lies, Secrets & Silences... Adrienne Rich Memorial Revival!" Come celebrate the radical truth-telling and fierce poetry of Adrienne Rich! Let us rekindle the sacred spark of that passion for our woman-loving selves and integrity! Sunday Morning at 8 AM: "The Radical Spirituality of Harriet Tubman and How She Still Leads Us Today." The spiritual conviction that inspired Harriet Tubman is rarely mentioned in her histories... and yet it appears to provide a key to understanding her mission and its success. Let us revive this buried herstory and honor the memory of Tubman in our own journeys to freedom. Sunday Afternoon at 3:30 PM: "The Seven Deadly Sins and How to Bring More of Them Into Our Lives." Come and celebrate the natural lesbian advantage in living a-Mazing lives that are deliciously "sin-spired."
PLUS... Friday from 10:45-12:15: "Interrupting Racism: A Hands-On Workshop." CLICK HERE for handouts from this workshop.
August 7-12, Hart, MI:
Lesbian Tent Revival, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Two half-day Intensive Workshops... plus daily one-hour Revivals, featuring Sister Tara Ayres. Click here to see the line up!
August 22, Portland, ME (and everywhere):
Will be hosting WMPG's "Lesbian Radio," streaming live from their website, 1-1:30 PM (EST).
September 26, Portland ME (and everywhere):
Will be hosting WMPG's "Lesbian Radio," streaming live from their website, 1-1:30 PM (EST).
January 13, Racine, WI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, LGBT Center.
January 14, Milwaukee:
The Lesbian Tent Revival at the new Milwaukee LGBT Center downtown.
January 15, Chicago:
The Lesbian Tent Revival at Sappho's Salon.
January 22 &23, Burlington, VT:
The Lesbian Tent Revival at the UU Church in Burlington. Two nights! Different sermons! For info, email or call 802-343-7956.
February 19, Northampton, MA:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, Sponsored by "Gather the Lesbians."
February 25, Portland, ME:
Harriet Tubman Visits a Therapist and Other Conversations of Color! Fundraiser for Maine Freedom Trails! Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Boulevard, Portland, ME. (Click here for program ad form)
March 5, Portland, ME:
"Build a Book in Lulu.com," Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Portland Public Library, 3-4 PM.
March 9, Victoria BC:
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc at the University of Victoria. (Landsdowne Visiting Scholar).
March 11, Victoria BC:
The Lesbian Tent Revival at the Victoria Lesbian Senior Care Society.
March 13, Port Townsend, WA:
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, produced by Key City Public Theatre. Location to be announced.
March 18-20, Vancouver, BC:
The Lesbian Tent Revival (2 services!) Friday March 18 at 8pm. Sunday March 20 at 11am, The Lesbian-Feminist Dinner Party.
March 27, Roseburg, OR:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, Deer Creek House. Click here for contact info.
April 1-3, Arcata, CA:
The Second Coming of Joan of Arc and the Lesbian Tent Revival, Click here for tickets and details about Joan of Arc performance.
May 14, Auburn, ME:
Reading of Lace Curtain Irish at the Maine Association of Community Theatres One-Act Festival, Great Falls Performing Arts Center.
June 10-13, Ft. Lauderdale, FL:
Ugly Ducklings reading and workshop, Women's Theatre Project.
July 8, Portland, ME:
Excerpt from The Parmachene Belle, "The Tasting of Art" at Lucid Stage.]
July 21, Portland, ME:
"The Butch Visibility Project,"Pecha Kucha Night.
July 29-30, Glen Arbor, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival with Sister Tara at the Duneswood Resort.
August 2-7, Hart, MI:
The Lesbian Tent Revival, at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, 4-hour Intensives on Aug. 2 & 3, 1-hour revivals, Aug. 4-7. Featuring "Sister Tara." Click here for schedule.