The Smart Women Project

By Betty Diamond,  Elena Hartwell, Kathleen Allison Johnson, LynleyShimat Lys, Karen Milstein, Myra Slotnick, Gail Sterkel, Aoise Stratford, Amy White, and Andrea Varda

Directed by Deanna Reed

The inaugural production of the Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre brings together work by 10 women. Selected from a large number of submissions, these works explore issues as intimate as family relationships and as global as the Middle East. And we have talking turtles. Comedies, dramas, at times whimsical, at times thought-provoking, at times both, these are original works by women writers whose voices deserve to be heard.

Produced by Jan Levine Thal and Heather Renken for the Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre at TAPIT/new works Studio Theater, 1957 Winnebago Street, Madison

Performances: October 16-24, 2009

SIX SHOWS ONLY:  three shows a weekend (Friday evenings 8pm, Saturday matinees 4pm, and Saturday evenings 8pm)

Ticket Prices: Suggested donation $10-$20

Call 608-663-5814 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Auditions will be held 4101 Monona Dr, Apt 101, Monona, WI 53716-1675
For questions, contact 608-663-5814

Mon, Aug 10, 7pm, or Tues, Aug 11, 7pm
If you want to audition but can't make either date, call 608-663-5814
or email

Seeking ensemble of 8-10 women and men, teens to seniors, diverse cast desired.

How to prepare: actors will be asked to read from the scripts for multiple roles and are asked to stay the entire audition time. Wear clothes you can move in. No monologues needed. A resume is appreciated but not required; a photo will be taken at the audition. Be prepared to provide an accurate list of conflicts for Sundays through Thursdays 7-10pm, beginning Sept 8 through Oct 7. NOTE: beginning Oct 8 actors may be called every weekday evening and all weekend until we open on October 16. Performances are Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm.

Bring your calendar. Casting will depend on availability.