Works by Women

Supporting theatrical work written, directed and/or designed by women.

Spotlight On: Women’s Voices Theater Festival

You’ve probably read about the Women’s Voices Theater Festival for months now. First there was the news in American Theatre Magazine, no less, that 50 Washington, DC area theaters banded … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Jennifer Laine Williams

Jennifer Laine Williams takes the stage this summer in Stockholm Savings, Michael DeMeo’s re-imagining of the events that inspired Dog Day Afternoon, at the New York International Fringe Festival.  A … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Lousine Shamamian

Comedian Lousine Shamamian will bring her solo show Shaking the Earth to the New York International Fringe Festival. This show–which sharply juxtaposes the Armenian genocide with Shamamian’s coming out story–has … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Yasmine Lever

Yasmine Lever will direct her play Land of Broken Toys at the New York International Fringe Festival this summer. She is an award-winning writer of plays, lyrics, prose, and journalism. … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Latest News August 2015

RIP LELA SWIFT Yesterday, it was announced that trailblazer TV director Lela Swift had passed away at 96. While she may not have been a household name, the three-time Emmy … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Tessa Kim

Actor and writer Tessa Kim brings her first solo show, The Bad German (directed by Sarah Wansley), to the New York International Fringe Festival this summer. The piece explores her … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Maridee Slater

Maridee Slater continues her fruitful collaboration with playwright/performer/composer Jillie Mae Eddy this summer at the New York International Fringe Festival.  She is producing Eddy’s no-holds barred play about American masculinity, … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Reynaliz Herrera

Reynaliz Herrera is a Boston-based classically trained musician and performer originally from Monterrey, Mexico. She is also the drummer of alternative Boston-based rock band, Muy Cansado, with whom she recently … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Theater News Round Up

AWARDS SEASON CONTINUES On Monday night, the New York Innovative Theatre Awards announced its 2015 nominees for outstanding work Off-Off Broadway.  More than 55 theater companies and 57 productions were … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Kristen Palmer

Theater is putting yourself into the space. The young people have to show up, move, speak, make choices and commit when they’re in classes or rehearsals. I get the sense that they are hungry for that. That there aren’t so many opportunities for that in their lives. Theater needs people in a room together agreeing to play together, all responsible for the success of the project. It is elemental and we all need it, especially when we’re young. My job is to create the most opportunities for young people to make that agreement and play together.

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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