A Woman's Influence
By Gertrude Jennings
Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of women’s right to vote by attending the Kirk Players’ "Votes for Women Celebration" on January 26, 2020!
In 1920 the ratification of the nineteenth amendment of the U.S. Constitution granted the right to vote to all U.S. citizens regardless of their sex. To honor this historic event, Kirk Players will present the popular suffrage play A Woman’s Influence by Gertrude Jennings. Written in 1909 during the height of the movement, the play explores the topic of conditions for women working in factories and the interesting relationships between men and women during the struggle.
This event will include guest speakers and performers professional storyteller Paddy Lynn, Kirk Player performers Jon Matousek as Teddy Roosevelt and Amy Sharer as Susan B. Anthony, special speaker Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim, as well as the historical one-act play A Woman’s Influence. There will be refreshments, raffles and much more!
The event takes place at Innovation Park at 2:00pm. Admission is free, however, advance registration is required for the event.