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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

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

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