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Female Playwrights

Placebo Is No Aspirin, But It's a Solid Dose of Reality

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Louise strolls into Jonathan's apartment, awkward and exhausted. She's still wearing her white lab coat from work. In fact, she almost never takes it off. It's her good luck charm, her safety blanket that gets her through days of sexually stimulating rats for research.

Who's Missing From the List? The Killjoys and Why American Theater Needs Trans Playwrights

Joshua Bastian Cole | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Joshua Bastian Cole

Another list felt necessary -- a list that not only clearly identified transgender inclusion in the conversation, but shifted the focus to transgender playwrights, with the same intention as The Kilroys: to show we exist.

Here Are 46 Female-Authored Plays That Deserve Your Attention

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts

Where are all the women in theater? It's a question oft asked and debated, with little consensus and a lot of outrage. The most recent advocates t...

The Broadway Scorecard: Two Decades of Drama

Howard Sherman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Arts
Howard Sherman

So what is the scorecard of play production, both commercial and not-for-profit on Broadway over these last 20 years? Three hundred and ninety-seven productions by 228 playwrights, with more than a quarter of the plays produced written by the 17 men listed above.