The $25,000 award is intended both to honor a deserving artist and to keep a spotlight on persistent gender-based inequity in the field.
As we work to expand our definition of classics beyond the work of white men, let’s not forget to look outside English-language drama as well.
Dipika Guha, Hilary Bettis, Joy Meads, and Melissa Crespo will talk about the gender-parity collective with moderator Kelundra Smith.
We won’t achieve equity for marginalized voices by pitting themselves against each other, as Theresa Rebeck’s recent column seemed to suggest.
A Brooklyn theatre company isn’t just rediscovering and cataloguing overlooked plays—they’re aiming to get them into production.
A count of 210 D.C. theatre productions showed that, despite modest gains, playwrights and directors remain mostly homogeneous.
The latest numbers show playwrights and directors edging close to parity, while most designers apart from costumers lag behind.
The dark tide we’re facing may break, though perhaps not before it’s managed to break things.
The momentum behind gender parity in the American theatre seems unmistakable, with 30 percent of all plays and 40 percent of new ones written by women.
The League of Professional Theatre Women report reveals that aside from costuming and stage management, many production jobs are still not close to gender parity.