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Interview: Barbara Rubin

Barbara Rubin is a director and dialect coach. Barbara spoke to Works by Women about working with Orietta Crispino, what theater inspires her, and what she’s learned from Athol Fugard.

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December 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Saudamini Siegrist

Playwright Saudamini Siegrist has received three nominations for the Pushcart Prize and has been published in numerous publications, including Forge, Crack the Spine, Salamander, Free State Review, and Zone 3. … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Katy Berry

Katy Berry is a powerhouse. In August she rocked the Edinburgh stage in Baby Wants Candy, and later this month she will bring her mad comedy skills to North Coast’s … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Katrin Hilbe

Katrin Hilbe is a director of opera and theatre, of Liechtenstein-Kansas origin, working both in the US and in Europe. For Richard Strauss’ Salome for New Orleans Opera she won … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Robin Bady

Robin Bady‘s storytelling show Nancy Drewinsky, or, The Search for the Missing Letter will be a part of the United Solo Festival this fall at Theatre Row. The piece investigates … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: The Women of Yellow Card Red Card

Five years ago, New York-based playwright Melisa Tien traveled to Cameroon to learn about girls’ soccer teams, their lives and how Muslim and Christian girls played side by side. After … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

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