Written and Performed by Erin LaytonNew York

Thu 10/2 7:30pm

drama, tragedy, storytelling, 60 min.

Long-silenced voices emerge to tell the stories of the women and girls who were sent to “wash away their sins” in commercial laundries run by nuns. This multi-character drama “creates images that breed anger, compassion, sorrow and mistrust” — Theatre Reviews Limited, “embodying with ease all these many disparate characters and making them all flesh and blood people” — Huffington Post. Best Documentary Script Award, United Solo 2013. Developer and Director: Julie Kline. Sound Design: Janie Bullard. Set Design: Cat Tate Starmer. Stage Manager: Rafaella Rossi. Photo by Arnold Bueso. Recommended for: teenagers, adults, elderly, theatre community, ethnic community (Irish), catholic, feminist, social justice organizations. Links: show, video, review.

2014 United Solo, the world’s largest solo theatre festival, celebrates its 5th anniversary season and its dynamic expansion in scope and popularity. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $19.25 (including a $1.25 theatre restoration charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.  
*If you are interested in purchasing tickets for a SOLD-OUT performance, check with the Theatre Row Box Office on the day of the show. Should there be any last-minute returns, tickets will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.

*The ENCORE tag marks productions with solo artists who performed successfully at the Festival in the past and came back again to perform this year.