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Her Words Festival

Weyni Mengesha stands in front of the Young Centre for the Performing Arts iPhoto caption: Photo of Weyni Mengesha by Mikka Gia. Photo of Young Centre for the Performing Arts by Tom Arban.

Soulpepper shines a light on women playwrights with Her Words Festival

“There's something for everyone,” said artistic director Weyni Mengesha. “The work on stage is irreverent, it's uplifting, it’s hilarious, it's quite moving — it’s going to have everything on stage, including you.”

By Mira Miller / Oct 5, 2023

Kat Sandler’s WILDWOMAN to kick off Her Words Festival at Soulpepper Theatre

WILDWOMAN examines the lives of three women as they wrestle for survival and legacy in the 16th-century French court of King Henry II.

By Liam Donovan / Sep 20, 2023