written, directed, and produced by Robin Epstein
The Godmother was a satire on women's politics and social behavior.
The play was developed collaboratively with Marianne Willtorp and Stephanie Doba.
Deb Margolin contributed a play-within-the-play ("Play #22") and the song "Power Mad."
Sarah Schulman contributed political speeches.
The Godmother was performed at A Clear Space
in Tribeca in April 1983.
Sheila the Godmother and Mother Stephanie Skura
Rachel Stephanie Doba
Ruby Gail Herbert
Freddie Betsy Faiella
Flossie Marianne Willtorp
The Little Nebbish, Elvis Imitator Robin Epstein
Leguma Susan Seizer
Stage Manager Sarah Schulman
Lighting Designer Adrienne Weiss
Recorded Voice, Script Consultant Barbara Baracks
Photography Marianne Willtorp
Recorded Voice Berna Don
Sets and Costumes Robin Epstein
"Heartbreak Hotel" music by The Beer for Breakfast Band