“19: The Musical” at National Museum of Women In the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is  hosting the world premiere of the complete 19: The Musical telling of the dynamic and little-known story of Alice Paul, Ida B. Wells, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Milholland, and all of the suffragists who fought to get women the right to vote—the 19th Amendment.

19: A Musical About Women’s Right to Vote at the Hill Center, Washington, DC. L to R, CinCin Fang, Karen Bralove, Millicent Scarlett. Photo by John Nelson.

Written and directed by Jennifer Schwed and Doug Bradshaw withmusic composed by Charlie Barnett. 19: The Musical is the inspirational story of these fearless women is brought to life through jazz, traditional musical standards style, spoken word, hints of gospel, and dance. The suffragists and their fight for equality have been reimagined for a new generation with a poignant and uplifting message. In an age when women’s rights are front and center again, the time to tell the story of 19 is now.

[Read Rosemary Reed’s blog post about 2020 OWOV Festival/The Hill Center preview of 19: The Musical in January 2019.]


Hourly Schedule


Nov 27 2019


7:00 pm


$50 general admission; $45 for NMWA members, students, seniors


National Museum of Women In the Arts
Great Hall, 1250 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 22152
National Museum of Women In the Arts


National Museum of Women In the Arts

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2020 One Women One Vote Festival
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