Works by Women

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

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: Sandy Yaklin

Sandy Yaklin is a set designer & fabricator who lives in Astoria, Queens. Recent set designs & fabrication projects include Frankenstein Upstairs (2013, Gideon Productions), You Will Make a Difference … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Interview: Winnie Lok

Winnie Lok is one of the producers of Facing Page Productions, the company that has carried on the tradition of Company’s Marathon–a wall-to-wall reading of the whole Shakespeare canon over … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sherry Kramer

One Old Crow Productions, 2013 New York Innovative Theatre Award Nominees for Outstanding Revival of a Play for their site-specific production of Sam Shepard’s Cowboy Mouth, is presenting a revival of … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Julie Kline

 Julie Kline lives and breathes theater. She is an accomplished performer and director. She also is part of the literary team at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and a member of Rising Phoenix Rep. She … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Emily DeCola

You’ve got one more week to catch A Girl Without Wings, a lovely play based upon an Andean myth. It’s directed by Kathleen Amshoff, whom Works by Women profiled last … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Jaclyn Backhaus

Jaclyn Backhaus is a playwright, whose latest work– Shoot the Freak– will premiere as part of (not just) 3 New Plays, a month-long pop up event featuring work by more … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Lauren Roth

If you were lucky enough to catch Lauren Roth‘s scene-stealing performance in Billie Carver and the Children in Mind, you know what a riot she is. Later this week, she … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Janet Bentley

Janet Bentley is a dramaturg and director. She is currently working on Jack Karp’s world premiere play, Incendiary Agents, which is loosely inspired by the Catonsville Nine. The play takes … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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