Supporting theatrical work written, directed and/or designed by women.
The League of Professional Theatre Women presents THE LEGACY PROJECT: Pioneering Women Producers at the Martin E. Segal Center on 34th and 5th ave in New York City today, May 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm. The program is dedicated to some of the women who shaped American theatre as we know it: Hallie Flanagan, Eva Le Gallienne, Margaret Webster, Lucille Lortel, Susan Glaspell and Cheryl Crawford.
There’s a documentary at 2:30 pm on Margo Jones, then panels at 4:30 pm and 6: 30 pm, and a reception at 8:00 pm. Participants include Alexis Greene, Helen Sheehy, J.Ellen Gainor, Wendy Smith, Susan Quinn and Wendy Vierow. There will also be readings by Kristin Marting, Ludovica Villar-Hauser, Suzanne Bennett, Chris Wight and Lillian Rodriguez.
The LEGACY PROJECT is free but seating is limited and first come, first served. For more info, check the websites of The League of Professional Theatre Women, The Martin E. Segal Center, 50/50 in 2020 and Works by Women Meet-Up.