Mae West Festival
Original Theatre by Original Women



In 2004, with Mae West Fest 8, we launched a new project:   an annual anthology of selected plays performed in each year's Fest to serve our mission of education, outreach and support of women playwrights.

Available Publications:

8 Plays from the Mae West Fest 8 - New Theatre by Women:   The Bonds of Intimacy

Edited and with an Introduction by Roxanne Ray and a Preface by founder Heidi Heimarck   (2004)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction:   The Bonds of Intimacy by Roxanne Ray
  • Preface: The Mae West Fest: Origins and Overview by Heidi Heimarck
  • Before the Wedding by Louise Penberthy
  • Psychodrama by Lisa Voss
  • On the Virg by Rachel Jackson
  • The Practice Baby by Molly Best Tinsley
  • What Happened in the Back of the Boat by Susan Riemen-Ihli
  • A Bushel of Crabs by Kathleen Warnock
  • My Sister Underground by Jewel Seehaus-Fisher
  • Saint Anthony and the Appendix by Robin Rice Lichtig

Future Publications:
  1. 8 Plays from the Mae West Fest IX - Illuminating the Past:   An Anthology of Dramas by Women   (available at Mae West Fest IX, May 18-21, 2006)
  2. Revisiting Mae: Plays from early Mae West Fests   (available 2007)

Please contact us if you wish to order publications.   Include your name, address, phone number, publication and quantity desired and a check for the total amount.   The current Fest anthology will be $8 at the Fest.   All previous anthologies are $10 after the Fest (postage included).

Mae's mailing address:

320 Summit Ave E. #1
Seattle, WA    98102