In Memphis, Tennessee, we meet the first all-girl radio station, WGAL. It’s 1955 and the Jockettes are making radio for women from their studio, the Doll Den. But as time marches forward the shtick gets old and the women want more. What happens when an all-women's station is so good that men start listening? Inspired by real events, Welcome to the Doll Den tells a story about masks, identity, and the cost of success.
Electric Eye Ensemble presents a reading of our original, devised show after a collaborative revision process. We welcome our friends and family to join us for feedback and complimentary wine at a talkback immediately following the reading.
The ensemble: Maybe Burke, Evelyn Dumont, Emily Johnson-Erday, Elena Kritter, Lizzy Ana Lincoln, Alana S. Thomas, Rev. Yolanda
Written by: Sarah Plotkin and the ensemble
Director: Sarah Plotkin
Lead lyricist: Joshua Langman
Lead composer: Emily Johnson-Erday
Composer: Rev. Yolanda
Dramaturg: Julia Corrigan
Pianist and arrangements: Ethan Ness
Collaborators: Elsa Dial, Jazelle Foster, Cassagnol Leonidas Jr., Clarissa Marie Ligon, Olivia Luna, Leah Ogawa