Women Behind Bars (and we're not talking the alcohol kind) [Theater]

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The Alley Theater opens its' production of Women Behind Bars on Friday.  Follow innocent Mary Eleanor (framed for a crime she didn't commit) as she lands inside the Greenwich Village Women's House of Detention.

Playwright Tom Eyen, known more recently for his work on the Broadway hit Dreamgirls, brings the mysterious events of prison life into the satirical spotlight in this darkly humorous play. Mingled with the shock and camp (the play is a spoof on a series of "women in prison" movies of the 1950's) is the exploration of some deep issues facing the human spirit.

Women Behind Bars runs February 25, 26 and March 4, 5, 11, 12. Tickets are $16/$15 student in advance (online at the Alley Theater or through the box office at 502-713-6178), $18/$16 student at the door.

Enjoy an evening at the theatre, but leave the kids at home. Women Behind Bars is for Mature Audiences Only.

Photo: Courtesy of The Alley Theater

About Michelle Rynbrandt
Before landing in the Possibility City, Michelle toured the country performing in various regional theatres. Having been there and done that, she can honestly say that Louisville's cultural opportunities are second to none.
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