She-She-She Hook & Eye Theater

About This Show

Hook & Eye Theater weaves together stories from America’s New Deal era with the modern day to create She-She-She, a magical abstraction of wilderness and identity. Inspired by the friendship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, She-She-She follows the stories of six women as they forge their journeys up Bear Mountain, wrestling with the intersections of their inheritance as they are informed and molded by their past. Full of joy, soul and musicality, Hook & Eye’s work has been called “rich, intelligent, funny,” and “a testament to the collaborative process of theatre making.”

about the artists

HOOK & EYE THEATER: Founded by Carrie Heitman and Chad Lindsey in 2010, Hook & Eye is an ensemble of artists whose mission is to build inspiring, inquisitive works of theater that encourage new perspectives on foundational concepts. Original works: Fidgital Spring (Governors Island; The Chain, 2013); The Summoners, big capital meets small-town America in times of crisis, (C.O.W., 2014); and God is a Verb, inspired by the mind and myth of R. Buckminster Fuller (Actors Fund Arts Center, 2015). Hook & Eye teaches playwriting at Manhattan’s Professional Performing Arts School and is a 2016 Kevin Spacey Foundation Artist of Choice.

CHAD LINDSEY (Director) is a New York-based actor and director. As founding co-artistic director of Hook & Eye, he has directed The Summoners (2014) and God is a Verb (2016). Regional/Off-B’way: Barry Manilow’s Harmony (Ahmanson/Broadway World award), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Classic Stage Company), Chekhov Lizardbrain (Pig Iron/Obie Award), Liz Swados’ Kaspar Hauser (The Flea). Film/TV: It’s Complicated, Girls will be Girls (Sundance), Royal Pains (USA), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Unforgettable (CBS), and many others. B.A., Music: Valparaiso University.

CYNTHIA BABAK (Writer) is a multi-disciplinary theater artist. Founding member of Brave New World Rep, core member of Hook & Eye Theater, and 2015 recipient of the Tanne Foundation Award. Playwright: Where I Dwell (Florida Rep, Lanyard Theatre/ME), In the Skin (O’Neill semi-finalist). Director: Lynn Nottage’s Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine; Arthur Miller’s The American Clock (Brave New World Rep). On stage: Robert Wilson’s The Golden Windows (BAM); God is a Verb (Hook & Eye); The Twelfth Labor (Loading Dock). Her comedy show Babes in the Woods continues to run at various NYC venues, including THE MOSQUITO/Dixon Place.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30pm

General Admission

$15 in advance

$18 at the door



Estimated Runtime
75 minutes

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Conceived by

Carrie Heitman

Produced by

Carrie Heitman, Morgan Lindsey Tachco, Chad Lindsey

Directed by

Chad Lindsey

Written By

Cynthia Babak

Production Management by

Leah McVeigh

Stage Management by

Katie Sammons

Sound Designed by

Pornchanok Kanchanabanca

Devised and Performed by

Cynthia Babak, Tia DeShazor, Carrie Heitman, Emily Kunkel, Elizabeth London, Nylda Mark, Javan Nelson, Jeremy Rafal, and Jamie Effros