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Tag Archives: New York Theatre Workshop

Interview: Penny Jackson & Kathy Gail MacGowan

The Battles of Richmond Hills, a new comedy from Penny Jackson (I Know What Boys Want at the Lion Theatre; A Different Place in the 2017 FRIGID Festival) and directed … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

WBW Brief: May 9, 2017

New Artistic Director: Lauded writer Katori Hall (pictured, The Mountaintop, Hurt Village) has been named the Artistic Director of the Hattiloo Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. What an exciting development. Hall … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

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

Looking back and ahead

Since Works by Women was launched in the fall of 2009, we have supported more than 52 productions in New York City, pumping tens of thousands of dollars int0 works … Continue reading

December 31, 2010 · 1 Comment

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