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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

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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

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

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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

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

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