Works by Women

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

Interview: Monica Byrne

Next month, North Carolina-based playwright Monica Byrne will have her show What Every Girl Should Know in the New York International Fringe Festival. The play inspired by Margaret Sanger, founder … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fundraiser For 2014 Gilder/Coigney International Award

Dear Works by Women subscribers: On July 16, we have a unique opportunity to raise funds exclusively for the League of Professional Theatre Women‘s 2014 Gilder/ Coigney International Award. This … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Laura Kaldis

Laura Kaldis stars in Robot Songs, which opens tonight in New York City at Theaterlab. The production from emerging company Forward Flux follows a robot that has been programmed to … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annie Baker, Amy Herzog and Melissa James Gibson Tomorrow Night

TCG is hosting a fabulous Playwrights in Conversation at The Greene Space, WNYC’s beautiful downtown studio on Wednesday, June 19th at 8:00 pm. And the playwrights in conversation are three … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time to Get Hi-Lo

Last year, Works by Women profiled director Kathleen Amshoff and the piece she directed at Women Center Stage, Swell. Now she is co-producing a performance party, Hi-Lo, at JACK in … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Miranda Jonte

Miranda Jonte‘s world premiere play Greasemonkey offers an homage to poetry, love and her Northern California roots. A veteran actress, she wrote a monologue based on some of the greatest … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Most Talked About Article in New York Theatre…and more

Everywhere I turn this week, one article is making the rounds. Facebook. Check. Twitter. Check. In lively conversations at intermission. Check. Patrick Healy’s profile of 15 women directors leaving their … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Kiran Rikhye

Kiran Rikhye is the co-artistic director of Stolen Chair, a company she co-founded in 2002. Its 10th Anniversary season will feature a remount of The Man Who Laughs, a theatre … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legendary Playwrights’ News

The New York Times just posted the obituary for playwright Corinne Jacker, who passed away January 11th in New York City. Ms. Jacker is best known for “Bits & Pieces” … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Desiree Burch

You’ve only got a few more chances to see Desiree Burch‘s electrifying mostly solo show, Tar Baby, at DR2 in New York City. The show, co-written with Daniel Ajl Kitrosser, … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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