"Michigan Murders" Explores the Role of Feminism in the 60s

"Michigan Murders delves into the dark looming shadows cast across a Midwestern college town in [the 1960s] when several young women were brutally beaten, raped, murdered, and dismembered by a savage killer. In her characteristically dry delivery, [Meghan] Finn matter-of-factly states: Misogyny is insidious and inescapable. It doesn’t matter how far you run, its tentacles will take you down.  

The play will receive its university premiere this spring at Montclair State in the Fox Theatre as part of the institution’s artist-in-residence program, New Works Initiative (NWI). Designed to pair professional artists with student actors and designers, NWI seeks to deepen the training of students, giving them a glimpse into the process of play development, while supporting the next generation of theater artists. "

Read the full article by Andi Stover in The Brooklyn Rail here.

See Michigan Murders at Peak Performances March 23 - 26! Get your tickets here.  No charge for Montclair State undergrads!