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Grace O’Malley

Batten down the hatches and pour the rum, we’re starting pirate month! Bonnie tells the tale of a gal who was told she girls can’t be pirates so she chopped off all her hair and started pirating! From Iron Richard to hen castle, learn about the clan leader who took audience with Queen Elizabeth speaking […]

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Alison Bechdel

Leah talks about the cartoonist who took her lesbian life and turned it into a New York Times Bestseller, a Tony award-winning musical, and a famous movie test. There is much more to Alison Bechdel than the Bechdel test.  Show Notes & Extras We’re recording in the library!!!! The gal-pals this month are Dr. Leah […]

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Josephine Baker and her pet cheetah

This week the gal-pals talk about the mythic creature Josephine Baker. Josephine was a burlesque performer, a French spy, and a civil rights advocate who stood up to the KKK. She also walked her pet cheetah down the streets of Paris, had a goat in her dressing room and a pig living in her night […]

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Mel Giedroyc

We wrap up funny gals month with one of the most positive and delightful people on the planet, Mel Giedroyc! Leah talks about this Great British Bake Off host is as sweet as a platter of Victoria sandwiches. Get ready for some puns and British references. Also, we talk about the funniest things we’ve seen […]

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Alla Nazimova

The margaritas have kicked in as the gal-pals let their geek flags fly and talk about movie universes they would love to be in before rooting for syphilis to take out an abusive father. Bonnie’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about actress Alla Nazimova who was paid more than Mary Pickford, had a theater and […]

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Moms Mabley – First Female Standup Comedian

To start off LGBT Pride month, Leah’s 1 Cool LGBT Thing is about the first ever female standup comedian, Jackie “Moms” Mabley. An extremely successful originator, Moms was a black, gay, woman who created an old lady character that wooed young men, made censors nervous, and told some of the best dirty jokes. YouTube Version […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Willis Richardson

This week Edan keeps her 1 Cool Black History Thing all in the family. Edan shares the amazing life and legacy of her Great-Grandfather Willis Richardson, a playwright who was the first African-American to have a non-musical production on Broadway. His plays live on today in museums and on stage. Learn all about this amazing […]

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December Meeting

Kim Thatcher will take center stage to lead us on various fun and easy theater games. We’ll be learning how a seemingly normal sentence has a different meaning depending on the emotion behind it. Thursday, December 27 7pm-9pm Barley Island 639 Conner Street Noblesville, IN 46060 map

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15 Insightful Theater Quotes

“Life is difficult. People want to experience that from the safety of a comfortable seat.” – Janet Suzman “The theatre is certainly a place for learning about the brevity of human glory: oh all those wonderful glittering absolutely vanished pantomime!” – Iris Murdoch “Theatre is a mirror, a sharp reflection of society.” – Yasmina Reza […]

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Gal EGOT Winners

Imagine winning an Emmy. Hearing your name called, the applause of the crowd, the slow walk to the microphone and then your acceptance speech heard ’round the world. Now, what if you also win a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony. Now, my friend, you are one of 15 people in the world known as […]