Sex, War, and Syphilis

Written by: 
Katherine Glover
Directed by: 
Morgan Holmes
Friday, April 6, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018

Raw Sugar Theatre and Theatre Unbound, the women's theatre, present WTF: The Women/Trans/Femme Playwriting Festival. Join us for the premiere of three short original plays by local female-identified playwrights, which will perform in rotation April 6-15 at the Crane Theater Studio. Tickets are $15 for a single show, $25 for two shows, $30 for all three shows.


It's 1917, and seventeen-year-old Hazel has gone crazy for men in uniform. Her best friend Florence doesn't like it one bit — and neither does the war department. A historical comedy about a real-life government program to protect soldiers from syphilis by policing women's sexuality. Kiko Laureano,Laura MasonSabrina DiehlKendall Kent and Michael Venske perform.

Presented as part of The WTF Comedy Festival, a co-production by Raw Sugar and Theatre Unbound. Sex, War, and Syphilis will perform in repertory with three short original plays by local female-identified playwrights April 6-15 at The Crane Theater Studio. Tickets are $15 for a single show, $25 for two shows, $30 for all three shows. 


Friday, April 6, 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 7, 5:30 PM 
Sunday, April 8, 8:30 PM
Friday, April 13, 8:30 PM 
Saturday, April 14, 7:00 PM 
Sunday, April 15, 5:30 PM 

Location: The Crane Theater Studio, 2303 Kennedy St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

About the playwright:

Katherine Glover is a Minneapolis-based playwright and performer. Her plays include Ronald Reagan: Time Traveler, Celebrity Exception, and The Sweeter the Crime, as well as solo shows Dead Wrong, Burning Brothels: Sex and Death in Nevada, and A Cynic Tells Love Stories. Her plays have been produced by This is Water Theater in Bryan, Texas; Black Sheep Theatre in Ottawa, Ontario; and the Colonial Players in Annapolis, Maryland. She won a 2013 Ivey Award for her one-act, Alien Love Triangle, produced by Freshwater Theatre Company, and she was a 2015 Br!nk playwright with Renaissance Theaterworks in Milwaukee. She spent ten years as a freelance journalist and has a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism. For more info, visit

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 07:00Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 05:30Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 08:30Friday, April 13, 2018 - 08:30Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 07:00Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 05:30
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