On August 24 at the 7th annual Bishop Hill Chautauqua at 1 p.m., Annette Baldwin will take the stage as Women’s Rights Advocate Susan B Anthony. She was the bold, courageous and unstoppable leader of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement. Chicago-area actress Annette M. Baldwin has lectured and performed on the woman’s suffrage movement for over 20 years.
Annette M. Baldwin has been researching and performing first-person monologues of women in history since launching her portrayal of humanitarian and peace advocate Jane Addams 20+ years ago. Baldwin’s Historical Portrayals, Readers Theater, and Visual Journeys have been presented to audiences in nearly 200 communities in eighteen states. She has appeared at public libraries, professional associations, colleges and universities, community organizations, for business and special events, government agencies, and at historical societies and museums, including the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Baldwin is also a former Road Scholar with the Illinois Humanities Council.