An ongoing recovery of a lost work

Originally adapted and directed by María Irene Fornés

The first showing of scenes since its premiere production in 1980, Evelyn Brown: A Diary, stages and refracts the words of a domestic worker in New England in 1909. A moving meditation on “women’s work,” this new take on Fornes’s piece asks how theatre can engage with the feminized essential worker in our global economy. Directed by Alice Reagan, dramaturgy by Gwendolyn Alker, set design by Donald Eastman, and featuring Princeton students Ally Wonski and Kaelani Burja in the role of Evelyn Brown. Produced during the fall 2021 Princeton Atelier course, “Women’s Work: The Evelyn Brown Project.”

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  • Princeton Atelier

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