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Women Playwrights

Women Continue Being Underrepresented In Theater

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts

Newly published research by the League of Professional Theater Women reflects the gender parity in Off Broadway shows. In research collected for an in...

Women Playwrights Applaud Theaters

Monica Bauer | Posted 03.28.2013 | Arts
Monica Bauer

As many active in making theater have realized recently, plays written by women are often a scarce commodity on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and in local and regional theaters.

Black Women Taking Flight in U.S. Theater

Michelle Flowers Taylor | Posted 11.27.2012 | Good News
Michelle Flowers Taylor

Reflecting changes in society that have catalyzed the need for diverse voices to be heard, there has been an increase in Black women playwrights. The trend is present in Hollywood where short plays by and about Black women will be presented in BWSOTU.