Works by Women

Supporting theatrical work written, directed and/or designed by women.

Interview: Rebecca Perry

Toronto-based performer and writer Rebecca Perry brings her solo show Confessions of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl to the Frigid Festival in New York after a lauded tour through the Canadian … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Mũmbi Kaigwa

This is the third interview in the series spotlighting the finalists for The LPTW Gilder Coigney International Theatre Award in 2011. Born in Kenya, Mũmbi Kaigwa has a rich theater … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Hedda Krausz Sjögren

This is the second interview in the series spotlighting the finalists for The LPTW Gilder Coigney International Theatre Award in 2011. Hedda Krausz Sjögren has toured with SEVEN since 2008, … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Interview: Gerda Stevenson

Gerda Stevenson is a multifaceted theater artist–actor, director, singer, songwriter, playwright. She was nominated for The LPTW Gilder Coigney International Theatre Award in 2011. Her play Federer vs. Murray received … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Around-the-World Chain Play and World Theatre Day

By Amanda Feldman Starting and ending in NYC, a play is currently being written as it travels around the world making 16 stops with playwrights from across the globe. Each … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Erin Layton

Works by Women kicks off a series of profiles about women theatre artists involved in the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival, which takes hold of downtown New York City … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Company of Women & An Interview

Nora’s Playhouse will present the world premiere of THE FALLEN by Yasmine Beverly Rana, directed by Caroline Reddick Lawson, July 18 – 21, 2012 at the Jerry H. Labowitz Theater … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview: Tamilla Woodard

Tamilla Woodard is a director, actor and adapter. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, an alumnus of The Lincoln Center Directors Lab, and a founding member … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

On Our Radar November 1, 2010

On Monday, November 1st, the Cooper Union will present The Benjamin Menschel Distinguished Lecture.  Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will speak about their book, Half The Sky: … Continue reading

October 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

London Calling

This E-mail from IMPROBABLE came into our inbox.  Thought we’d share it with the readers of Works by Women Improbable’s Devoted and Disgruntled Satellite Women in Theatre Hosted by Moira … Continue reading

October 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

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