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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: 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

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

Interview: Anna Sang Park

Anna Sang Park is a filmmaker in the truest sense of the word. Her vast experience runs the gamut from producing to directing to casting and in almost every form … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: March 11, 2017

RIP: Miriam Colón (pictured) passed away March 3 at the age of 80. She was a giant of theater as an actress and founder of the Puerto Rico Traveling Theater … Continue reading

March 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Betty Shamieh

Betty Shamieh is a renowned, thought-provoking playwright, who was awarded a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama and Performance Art. Her play Fit for a Queen received its world premiere at … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

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

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