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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

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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

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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: 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 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

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

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