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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 … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Latest News August 2015

RIP LELA SWIFT Yesterday, it was announced that trailblazer TV director Lela Swift had passed away at 96. While she may not have been a household name, the three-time Emmy … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spotlight on Women and the Arts

Sunday night’s Tony Awards telecast made history–with Audra McDonald’s record-breaking sixth Tony win. And she’s picked up trophies in all four actress categories–lead and featured in both musicals and plays. … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Latest News about Supporting Women Artists

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 … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Latest News and Articles

The Public Theater announced the fifth cycle of its Emerging Writers Group, which affords playwrights a two-year fellowship. The program is supported by the Time Warner Foundation. More than 400 … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Most Talked About Article in New York Theatre…and more

Everywhere I turn this week, one article is making the rounds. Facebook. Check. Twitter. Check. In lively conversations at intermission. Check. Patrick Healy’s profile of 15 women directors leaving their … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Call for Gun Control Plays

Here is a call from the amazing Caridad Svich’s NoPassport for pieces about gun control. The deadline is Tuesday, January 15th. Works by Women has profiled Ms. Svich two years … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Checking Out The Under the Radar Festival in New York City

January in New York can be breathtakingly cold with freezing temperatures and nor’easters. But, theater heats up the city with a slew of festivals and great new works hitting the … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happy New Year

Wishing you a very wonderful 2013. Works by Women is thrilled for the year ahead in theater. Plus, we will launch a redesigned web site by mid-January. Looking forward to … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women Playwrights Are Recognized and More

The week has been full of great news for women theatermakers. Here are a few choice tidbits:     1) MENTORING NEWS. Cherry Lane Theatre announced the four playwrights in … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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