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WBW Brief: December 12, 2016

The latest news about women on stage and screen from around the world: ICYMI: A lovely profile on Ummiye Kocak (pictured above) and her rural Turkish women’s theater troupe Arslankoy Women’s … Continue reading

December 12, 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

Interview: Emma Miller & Beth Hyland

The Hearth presents its inaugural production–the New York premiere of For Annie by Beth Hyland (right), directed by Emma Miller (left)–December 9th through January 15th at Lucid Body House in … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: May Adrales

May Adrales is a director and theater educator. Vietgone, Qui Nguyen’s play she directed, has received rave reviews, and its New York premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club has been extended … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Melissa Moschitto

Melissa Moschitto is the Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists. The company’s next piece No Man’s Land, a thought-provoking examination of systemic racism, opens in New York on November 18th. … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

3 Ways to Support Women Today

There a millions of ways to support women in general and in the arts in particular. Here are three. #1 Pledge to watch 52 films by women in the next … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Megan Metrikin

You have another chance to see Megan Metrikin‘s stunning solo show Finding Fellini in New York City when she performs at Theaterlab November 10th to 13th. This deeply personal tale … Continue reading

November 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Kristin McCarthy Parker

Kristin McCarthy Parker is a director known for bringing inventive parodies to life. Soon, she will have two shows–Puffs, featuring the most famous wizard in the world, and KEVIN!!!!!, a … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview: Jolene Noelle

Jolene Noelle speaks with WBW about horror theatre and her upcoming production of Remains at Theaterlab.

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

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