7 Goes to Chautauqua

The next stop for SEVEN is Western New York–Chautauqua County to be exact–where local leaders will perform the roles of the women human rights activists in the play.

Here’s info from the local organizers:

SEVEN  – a documentary play

in Chautauqua County October 2016



October 8, 6-8:30 pm | Rosch Hall

State University of New York Fredonia (Fredonia)


October 14, 6-8 pm | Scharmann Theatre

Jamestown Community College (JCC)



Chautauqua County leaders read the roles of seven women in groundbreaking performance of play, SEVEN, dramatizing global abuses against women.


CAST of Leaders

Global script performed by Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Lillian V. Ney, MD of Jamestown; Marion Beckernik, Jackson Center Development Director; Dr. Virginia Horvath, President, Fredonia University; Dr. Marilyn Zagroa, JCC Vice-President of Academic Affairs; Dr. Cedric B. Howard, Fredonia Vice President of Student Affairs; Kalimah Jefferson and Reasha Davis, JCC student senators and members of the JCC Black Student Union, Carmen Rivera, Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Director of the Interdisciplinary Studies program; Maureen Rovegno, Associate Director of Religion at Chautauqua Institution, and Sister Joan Chittister, OSB, Erie, PA, Simone Mullinax, JCC communications faculty member.


Local Chautauqua County Area Script of SEVEN

Features the words of Senada Alihodzic, International Institute of Erie; Cassidy Fritsch, Fredonia undergraduate; Sarom Heng of Chautauqua County; Dr. Sherri “Sam” Mason, Fredonia chemistry professor and environmental educator; Jenny Rowe of Jamestown and Mental Health Association; Grace Sam of Dunkirk; Jamie Thompson of Dunkirk. Many of these women will read their own monologues. Other readers include: Obehi Ejele, JCC student; and Michaela Tramuta and Mamiko Nakatsugawa , Fredonia students.


For more information contact Margaret Johnson at 716-451-4004 or MJohnson123@roadrunner.com  at LakeArts Foundation or Patricia Briggs at JCC 716. 338.1301 or patriciabriggs@mail.sunyjcc.edu.


SEVEN is produced in Chautauqua County by LakeArts Foundation with Venture Productions and Weeks Gallery at Jamestown Community College.


Supported by funds and resources from Cummins Inc., JCC Foundation, JCC FSA, The State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Theatre and Dance, Fredonia Arts and Technology Incubator.


Tickets are free at the door for each performance. To reserve tickets ahead of time for the Fredonia performance, call the Fredonia Campus Ticket Office at (716) 673-3501 or visit them online ($5 reservation fee).


See more about SEVEN: http://seventheplay.com

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