A live theatrical performance is a great
way to learn about Women in Railroading.
Our productions are educational, informative,
entertaining and fun for the entire family.
Program options include one-woman shows,
one-act and full-length plays, character
reenactments and short films.
Below you will find a brief description
of our productions. Please note that we
can adapt any of our programs for your venue.
We can even create a new one just for you.
If you are interested in having us perform
at your event, or if you would like to acquire
the rights to one of our productions, please
feel free to contact us at anytime.
A Chance to See the West
is a short film circa 1924 based on a true
story of 2 women who left their homes and
families to work for the Fred Harvey Company
as waitresses along the Santa Fe Railway.
The Fred Harvey Company employed over 100,000
women from all over the USA. These independent
ladies helped to settle the wild west and
became known as "Harvey Girls."
(local viewing only)
A one-act educational comedy-taking place
at the turn of the century. Follow the travels
of a young girl aboard a train as she encounters
a female Conductor, Station Agent, Hobo,
Pipe Fitter, Saloon Girl and Harvey Girl.
Relive the roles these women had when they
worked on/for and with the railroad.
Six women bring to you a novel solution
to dull cliques & social groups with
the formation of the International Society
for the Preservation of Women in Railroading
(ISPWR). This one-act comedy combines women,
trains, fun, education, and a little bit
of zaniness to bring you some insight into
the world of ISPWR.
This is our newest play in the works. We
have taken some of the characters from ISPWR...the
play and brought in some new ones. This
one-act comedy is an informal meeting of
ISPWR, which tells the stories of women
you may not know, but who definitely made
an impact in the world of railroading. (Work
A combination of costumes, stories, props
and laughter makes up the recipe for our
character reenactments. We have many stories
about women in railroading, past, present
and future. Here are a couple of show ideas.
We can always adapt any reenactment to your
Robin Momann, President of ISPWR, returns
to recap ISPWR...the play for you. Watch
as she relives the characters and stories
of Mary Colter, Phoebe Snow and Kate Shelley.
She'll also have you singing along to ISPWR...the
ISPWR...the hobo's story
Adapted from Getting Ready, this one-woman
show is great for kids of all ages. Our
world-class-traveling girl shares her stories
about her travels on rails.