Supporting creative work by women
Women have been in the news a lot lately. I hope you caught these two stories.
Will Ferrell is launching Gloria Sanchez Productions, a female-focused comedy production company. It seems like a smart business plan given that women are making such revolutionary and engaging comedy shows and films these days. Read the full article at The Hollywood Reporter.
In other news, Washington, D.C. will be rocking in Fall 2015. Forty-four theater companies in that city have committed to producing a world premiere play by a woman playwright during their 2015 season. How amazing is that. Read more about it at The Washington Post.
And in New York, there is an invitation-only reading event – History Matters/Back to the Future – on Monday, February 17th. This group is keeping alive noted women voices from the past.
Happy Valentine’s Day