Works by Women

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Category Archives: Women

Interview: Kara Lee Corthron

Kara Lee Corthron is an award-winning playwright (the Princess Grace Award, the Helen Merrill Award, Lincoln Center’s Lecomte du Nouy Prize-three-time recipient, and the Theodore Ward Prize). Her amazing plays include … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

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: Maria Wojciechowski

Is there a more appropriately named festival in New York these days than the Frigid Festival? It’s a great place to check out new, emerging work and see shows that … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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The Public Theater announced the fifth cycle of its Emerging Writers Group, which affords playwrights a two-year fellowship. The program is supported by the Time Warner Foundation. More than 400 … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Interview: Monica Bauer

Next month, two Monica Bauer one-person plays will be performed at Stage Left Studio. Made for Each Other was written for John Fico to perform and follows two gay men … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Jennifer Gordon Thomas

Jennifer Gordon Thomas returns to the New York stage in the Unlikely Ascent of Sybil Stevens, Kari Bentley-Quinn‘s new play opening in February at the Secret Theatre in Queens. Well-heeled … Continue reading

January 24, 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: Shyko Amos

Shyko Amos is tearing up the stage in The Gin Baby, Sarah Shaefer’s bracing new play about addiction at the IRT Theater through February 2nd. She plays Lavender, the first … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Orietta Crispino

Orietta Crispino has had a storied career in the theater in Italy and the United States. She studied at the famed Piccolo Teatro in Milan, and worked with the legendary … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Time to Re-enact | Row After Row on Stage in New York City

Photo by Carole Rosegg Row After Row kicks off Women’s Project Theater’s new season and reunites playwright Jessica Dickey and director Daniella Topol, who collaborated on last season’s well-received Charles … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

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