Female empowerment honored in 28th anniversary of LAWTF celebration

Asha Bajaj
4 min readMar 25, 2021

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Los Angeles: As Kat Kramer gears up for the LAWTF Gala and performances, she shares her insight into the 2021 LAWTF festivities with Asha Bajaj.

Dedicated to nurturing and producing over 600, multi-cultural solo artists to date, Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF), the longest-running female solo theatre festival in Los Angeles, is celebrating its 28th Anniversary as a virtual presentation from March 25 to 30. Actorvist Kat Kramer serves on the Advisory Board for LAWTF. Kramer previously debuted her one-woman-show “My Duet With Mick” for LAWTF. Kat is not performing this year but will co-host one of the six evenings of solo performances. On Monday, March 29, Kat Kramer will host along with actress, writer, director Lona Morris (“Celeste’s Dreams”) two solo excerpts. BOXED IN, SET FREE is the theme and will be presented at 7 pm on Stellar.

Excerpts of an interview:

Asha: You plan to co-host along with Iona Morris, an evening of performances called “BOXED IN, SET FREE featured on Stellar on Monday, March 29th, 2021 at 7 pm. Can you throw more light on this feature?

Kat: I’ve co-hosted Adilah Barnes, Executive Producer, (LAWTF Co-Founder) numerous times. It was always “live” before, and this year, we are going online. It will be a different experience co-hosting in a virtual setting, but I have a dynamic co-host in Iona Morris. We have an amazing director, Fay Hauser Price, so we’re in great hands.

BOXED IN, SET FREE will feature two solo performers. The first solo artist will be Petal d’Avril, and her show is titled “Forgetting, Not Forgotten”. It’s about “how her life is abruptly interrupted when her mother is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.” Ironically, I co-starred in the award-winning dramatic short film “Mother’s Day Memories” created by and starring Bill Hoversten. That’s based on a true story about how his mother started suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, and the challenge it places on families. As you know I play “Michelle” whose husband “John” is dealing with his mother’s terrible disease. When I was asked to co-host on March 29th, I didn’t know that Alzheimer’s was the subject of one of the…

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