LIVE Show + Podcast!

Join us August 14th!

We are reflecting, reacting and responding!

Special guest Mikki Morrissette is the publisher and editor of Minnesota Women’s Press magazine and an award-winning writer, speaker, podcaster and founder of Changemakers Alliance. She’s all about activating the leadership of everyday women and telling stories to impact individual and collective change. Yes!

Our musical guest Courtney Yasmineh, has been writing songs for 50 years, produced 8 albums, toured the world, published a novel. She has an incredible story to share of surviving alone in a cabin on the Canadian border at 17 with her notebooks, her guitar and early recordings of Bob Dylan. Wow!
+ Sue Scott, Dae Yang & Zippy Laske with new reflections, reactions and responses!
Tickets for the show: $20
Doors open at 5:30 to purchase Dinner + Drinks at your table (service continues during show!)
Show time: 7:00 to 8:30pm
At the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis!
410 Oak Grove St. Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Raising Women’s Voices through powerful storytelling, original music & passionate conversation!

latest Episode release!

The June show is Here!

Ep. 26 Digging Deep – LIVE – with guests Georgia Fort & Judah Gardner!


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Most recent Podcast Episodes

Ep. 26 Digging Deep – LIVE – with guests Georgia Fort & Judah Gardner

Fearless independent journalist Georgia Fort shares her journey to change the narrative. Musical guest, Judah Gardner challenges us to...


Ep. 25 Nurturers – LIVE – with guests Ann Reed, Mary Jo Pehl & Jennifer Baldwin Peden

In this powerful show, iconic singer Ann Reed honors the original Mother’s Day and our heroes. Comedian Mary Jo...


Ep. 24 In Real Time – LIVE – with guests Dr. Artika Tyner & Rachel Kurtz

Guest Dr. Artika Tyner, civil rights lawyer, educator and founder of Planting People Growing Justice talks about making a...


Ep. 23 Courage – LIVE – with guests Cheryl Thomas & Natalie Nowytski

W​e are Standing with Ukraine​ via musical guest Natalie Nowytski​! ​F​ounder of Global Rights for Women​,​ Cheryl Thomas, helps...

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Island of Discarded Women

A LIVE Show & Podcast created by veteran radio actor Sue Scott.

The show is recorded in a cool dinner club setting every second Sunday of the month and then released a few weeks later as a podcast episode!

On the Island of Discarded Women, we’re all about speaking up, speaking out and raising women’s voices through candid storytelling, social commentary, original music, and inspiring guest conversations.  

Each month, Sue is joined by a diverse, all-female cast of talented actor/storytellers, singer/songwriters, spoken word artists and empowering special guests for “the conversation.” Past special guests have included Civil Rights leaders, Transgender trailblazers, Women’s Rights activists, Award-winning Authors, veteran Journalists and many more!

An Evening of Powerful Stories & Passionate Conversation + Dinner & Drinks!

Join us LIVE, or LISTEN!  Everyone is welcome! Male allies, too!


Read the feature on Sue Scott’s “Island of Discarded Women” at the Star Tribune.


"...I left that show charged to embrace my own challenges like those islander performers did! To advocate for greater sisterhood and promote change as a collective voice ...To survive those waves that knock us down and to do better then tread in the waters of tolerance. To make effective big splashes in our world,!"

Behind the Mic

Sue Scott

Sue Scott

Sue Scott is a veteran stage and commercial voice over-actor, who for 24 years was the female cast member on the public radio show A Prairie Home Companion. After PHC, Sue climbed back on stage in a variety of theater roles in the Twin Cities, but is now thoroughly immersed in producing Island of Discarded Women!

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Joining Sue in making Island of Discarded Women happen every month is an ultra skilled and extremely flexible cast of women actor/writer/storytellers, delightful and talented singer/songwriters, super helpful audio engineers and lighting folks + several accomplished photographers, PR peeps, etc.! Detailed credits are included with each episode.

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