FIRST LADIES PROJECT

EAST 4TH STREET THEATER // THE COOKERY FESTIVAL

First Ladies Project dives deep into 1776’s America with Martha Washington and resurfaces with Michelle Obama, coursing through the White House and unearthing the stories of this entirely American and oft-forgotten sorority.

Conceived by Claire Downs

Written and performed by Kim Blanck, Dana Clickman, Claire Downs, Annie Tippe + Ryann Weir

Directed by Annie Tippe

Set Design: Rachel Schneider

Costume Design: Eleot Reich

Lighting Design: Christopher Boswer

Sound Design: Eric Biel

Originally produced by Organs of State

The Ladies who have written, directed and perform the “First Ladies Project” are amongst the most exciting emerging artists I know. They are smart, hilarious, brutal, and clear-sited. A valuable and deeply enjoyable work that signals five new, vital theatrical voices.
— Rachel Chavkin, Theater Director