A woman of peace

Jeanette Rankin, the first U.S. Congresswoman, is the subject of Nevada Shakespeare Company’s A Single Woman. NSC’s Jeanmarie Simpson portrays the lifelong pacifist, who was the only member of Congress to vote against our country’s entry into World War II. Rankin was also a world traveler and admired by people such as Martin Luther King Jr. NSC debuts the show in Fallon before heading to California for a three-weekend run in Sacramento. The performance begins 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Oats Park Art Center, 151 E. Park St., Fallon. Admission is free. Call 324-4198 or visit www.nevada-shakespeare.org.