The year is 1960. The park is Morningside. The day is Easter. Flora and Del are laughing, singing, and enjoying their love. But when Del brings up her plan to buy the summer cottage in Cherry Grove–to give Flora security and raise their status in the “community”–she reopens old wounds. Her plan leads them to the doorstep of Marty Mann, the founder of the National Council of Alcoholism, who is in the thick of a secret relapse. Can Marty help them? Can and will she help herself?
Easter Sunday by Carolyn Gage is a play about love, drinking, and class differences between lesbians. It’s a story of redemption.
This special online benefit reading for Clutch Productions premieres on Friday, April 16th at 7pm EDT. Additional viewing is available through Monday, April 19th.
The reading is directed by Maridee Slater and features performances by Amanda Bruton*, Kim Crow*, and Katherine Michelle Tanner*. Actors appear courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association with special permission from Theatre Authority.
Tickets to the benefit reading and streaming link are available for a suggested donation of $10.
Clutch Productions is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to creating opportunities for female artists in theatre and film.