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Interview: Chisa Hutchinson, Founder of The Bedrock Initiative

Playwrights envision the future and re-imagine the past. They are the idea makers who bring audiences together under one roof to experience a new story, a new world, a new … Continue reading

January 15, 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 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

Interview: Laura Small and Nicole Johnson

Quarries is a genre film about a group of women who embark on a hiking expedition to find themselves being preyed upon by savage hunters. It is billed as “FEMALE-driven, … Continue reading

January 3, 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

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Interview: Naomi McDougall Jones

Naomi McDougall Jones is a producer, writer and actor. She’s also a firebrand with revolution on her brain. Her recent TEDxBeaconStreet Talk – The Women in Film Revolution Begins With … Continue reading

December 13, 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