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Category Archives: Theater

WBW Brief: February 20, 2017

Statistics: Diep Tran of American Theatre looks at gender disparity in the Chicago theater scene. Not a pretty picture. Read the full report here. ICYMI: Terrific article–How Black Women Behind … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Ayun Halliday

Ayun Halliday is a noted writer, performer and director. Her wildly funny and insightful books include No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late, The Big Rumpus and … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: February 4, 2017

International News: Broadly. profiles Roma women (pictured above) who star in classical theater productions in Seville, Spain. New Study: The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter picked up on a film … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Becky Baumwoll

Becky Baumwoll is the Artistic Director of Broken Box Mime Theater (BKBX)–the multi-New York Innovative Theatre award-winning company. She is also an actor, who has appeared in TACT‘s Three Men … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: January 30, 2017

Shout out to Serena Williams, who captured her 23rd Grand Slam singles title over the weekend. This victory, at age 35, demonstrates what a fierce competitor Williams is. While she … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Tanya Everett

Tanya Everett is a Masschusetts-born, Brooklyn-bred actor and writer. You may have seen her on stage opposite Ron Cephas Jones in The Classical Theatre of Harlem‘s Tempest. The New York … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: January 24, 2017

Everyone Is Talking About: Jessica Williams‘ (pictured left) speech at the Women’s March down Main Street in Park City, Utah. Her powerful words were lauded by many, including Vulture, Blavity, … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: January 17, 2017

A big week here in the United States. Yesterday, we celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the Civil Rights leader’s enduring legacy. On Friday, the presidential inauguration will be … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Leila Philip

Leila Philip is the author of four books including The Road Through Miyama (Random House 1989; Vintage 1991) for which she received the 1990 / PEN Martha Albrand Special Citation … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: January 10, 2017

2017 is off to the races. Lots to report. Here are four stories that should be on your radar along with two opportunities–one for playwrights and one for stage directors. … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

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