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WBW Brief: January 1, 2017


Happy New Year! Wishing everyone a creative, joyous, happy and healthy 2017. We’ve got lots of thought-provoking interviews, new series and exciting material for you in the year ahead.

For now, here’s our latest brief–information on the most recent news in theater and film.

Interview: San Diego Tribune interviews Zeinabu Davis about her new film, Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema of UCLA, which chronicles the groundbreaking filmmakers who were part of Los Angeles Rebellion. Read it here.

Interview, Two: Works by Women interviewed Jocelyn Kuritsky in 2016. Howlround recently profiled her and The Muse Project, which puts female performers front and center in the creation of work for the stage. Read the Howlround article here.

ICYMI: A terrific profile of Joi McMillon, the editor of Moonlight. She may land the first ever Oscar nomination by an African American woman for editing. Read the IndieWire profile here.

List: The Huffington Post compiled 11 of the top thoughts/quotes about women in film in 2017. Read it here.

Must Read: This DC Metro Theater Arts is a hybrid interview/article about performance, gender and trans experience in DC theater. Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and Natsu Onoda Power speak with John Stoltenberg about their experiences. Read here.

Opportunity: Geva Theatre in Rochester accepts submissions by playwrights without agent representation January 1, 2017 through April 30, 2017. See full guidelines here.



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