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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

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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

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WBW Brief: January 6, 2017

Film Watch: Certain Women screening series at Metrograph, the new film theater in Manhattan, runs January 6 through 22. See films by six women filmmakers–Agnes Varda, Crystal Moselle,  Zoe R. … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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WBW Brief: December 21, 2016

Good Read: Look back at some of the top 2016 stories in entertainment about women artists, courtesy of The Daily Beast. Issa Rae, Sarah Paulson, Ava DuVernay, Samantha Bee, Beyoncé … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Elena Araoz

Elena Araoz‘s latest directing project is Alligator by Hilary Bettis (interviewed by Works by Women HERE), currently on stage in New York through a collaboration of New Georges and The … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: December 12, 2016

The latest news about women on stage and screen from around the world: ICYMI: A lovely profile on Ummiye Kocak (pictured above) and her rural Turkish women’s theater troupe Arslankoy Women’s … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Hilary Bettis

“I really think you have to be insane to even want to be a playwright. There’s no money or job security, so really, you have to do it because you can’t exist not doing it. Every time you write it has to scare the shit out of you, or you’re not saying something real. Writing the play has to be the reward, and anything else is secondary. So I think budding playwrights need guts, heart and a vision.”

December 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: Latest News from Stage & Screen

Here’s the latest news about women in theater and film. The Good News: Pulitzer Prize winning playwrights Paula Vogel (left) and Lynn Nottage (right) bow on Broadway with Indecent and … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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