TALKBACK TUESDAYS at The Playhouse is a post-show series in which a panel of community experts and esteemed guests discuss and explore selected themes of the show with the audience.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
How An East LA Story relates to Pasadena, Southern California and the World Today
Playwright Jósefina Lopez originally wrote REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES in 1988. She updated the script for The Pasadena Playhouse’s 2015 production. Join us for a discussion about how the themes of the play regarding body image, women entrepreneurs, fair wages and working conditions, small business ownership, immigration and life in Southern California resonate with our community and our world today.
Panelists: Josefina López (Playwright), Dr. Cynthia D. Olivo (Pasadena City College), Roberta Martinez (author, Latinos In Pasadena)
Facilitated by: Seema Sueko (Director)
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Women at Work: How Los Angeles is Working To Strengthen Women in the Work Force
REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES is about real working women. Come join the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise to hear how Los Angeles is working to close the gender gap in a booming metropolis, what the challenges are, and what the future may hold.
Panelists: Gloria Molina, Seema Sueko (Director), USC Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise
Facilitated by: Victor Vazquez (Community Organizer)