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Interview: Isolte Avila

Works by Women spoke with Isolte Avila, co-founder of Signdance Collective, about Carthage/Cartagena.

July 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: May 9, 2017

New Artistic Director: Lauded writer Katori Hall (pictured, The Mountaintop, Hurt Village) has been named the Artistic Director of the Hattiloo Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. What an exciting development. Hall … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: March 31, 2017

HERSTORY: The Advocate takes a look at the amazing career of theater producer Cheryl Crawford. Read it HERE. Then, if inspired, check out Milly S. Barranger’s book about this outstanding … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: March 24, 2017

Numbers Speak for Themselves: According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the gender pay gap will not close for awhile. The earliest projected year is 2038 for the state … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

Interview: Anna Sang Park

Anna Sang Park is a filmmaker in the truest sense of the word. Her vast experience runs the gamut from producing to directing to casting and in almost every form … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: March 11, 2017

RIP: Miriam Colón (pictured) passed away March 3 at the age of 80. She was a giant of theater as an actress and founder of the Puerto Rico Traveling Theater … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Betty Shamieh

Betty Shamieh is a renowned, thought-provoking playwright, who was awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama and Performance Art. Her play Fit for a Queen received its world premiere at … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

WBW Brief: February 20, 2017

Statistics: Diep Tran of American Theatre looks at gender disparity in the Chicago theater scene. Not a pretty picture. Read the full report here. ICYMI: Terrific article–How Black Women Behind … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Ayun Halliday

Ayun Halliday is a noted writer, performer and director. Her wildly funny and insightful books include No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, The Big Rumpus and … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: February 4, 2017

International News: Broadly. profiles Roma women (pictured above) who star in classical theater productions in Seville, Spain. New Study: The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter picked up on a film … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

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