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A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival: "Women Eating Cake"

Saturday, October 17 | 2:00 PM

Three women eating cake discuss truth, friendship and having a hook for a hand, as they pose the question: is it better to be yourself, or keep yourself away from yourself?

Play by Elizabeth Phelan.

All readings will be held virtually. Free and open to the public.  Register here

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Event Contact

Mary Clemens | 314-935-7025 | mclemens@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

This year the Hotch Fest will be a live-streamed virtual event. The dates and times of the performances are listed on the PAD website. In the past these performances have been free and open to the public. Patrons and Wash U students may obtain links to the festival events by visiting the PAD Website.

Because of increased production costs for video equipment and streaming, we are giving festival goers the opportunity to give a donation through our “pay what you can” ticket system. If you would like to make a contribution to help support this event, click the “Pay What You Can” Festival Package link when registering. You will receive links to register for all three events.

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