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WBW Brief: September 17, 2018

Pictured: Jaclyn Backhaus (Playwrights Horizons), Lauren Yee & Tanika Gupta (Adam Bennett) Playwriting Award: Jaclyn Backhaus and Lauren Yee are the winners of the 2018 Horton Foote Prize–lauded for India Pale … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Laura Gragtmans

Laura Gragtmans is an actress, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and theatre maker from Prince Edward County, Ontario. In 2014, she completed her first full score for the Ars Nova production of Astronaut, and in 2016 … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Gabri Christa

Born and raised in the Caribbean island nation of Curaçao, Gabri Christa has created an impressive body of work for stage and screen. Following her graduation from The School for … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: September 2, 2018

Aretha Franklin & Barbara Harris RIP Aretha Franklin: Here’s Nelson George’s beautiful tribute (via Billboard) to Aretha Franklin. She touched billions of lives around the world, and anyone who has … Continue reading

September 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Richa Rudola

Richa Rudola is an award-winning NYC-based filmmaker. Films were not a big part of Richa’s childhood growing up in India. It wasn’t until pursuing a statistics graduate degree in the … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Vanessa Aspillaga

Vanessa Aspillaga has appeared on Broadway, Off Broadway, in television and in film. She is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect, and a member of LAByrinth Theater Company. She … Continue reading

August 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: The Syndicate

Pictured: Ellenor Riley-Condit, Megan Paradis Hanley and Alanna Coby The Syndicate was founded four years ago by a group of SITI Conservatory graduates, who wanted to create and devise work … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: August 12, 2018

Desiree Akhavan | photo credit: Katherine Anne Rose for the Observer Here’s the latest news in film and theater. Artistic Director Announced: Earlier this week, Stephanie Ybarra was named as … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: June 27, 2018

Here’s a roundup of some recent news items about film festivals, films to watch, foundation support for women in the arts and more. Film Festival News: Here’s a look at … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sarah Wharton

Sarah Wharton is a New York-based actor, writer and producer. She stars in The Ring Thing, an incisive, moving film about same-sex marriage. The film mixes documentary footage of real-life … Continue reading

May 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

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