Once again, new plays far outnumber revivals and classics—and they’re the only sector in which the playwriting gender gap is narrowing.
Their fourth annual list features 37 underproduced plays by female and trans writers, and more by writers of color than in previous years.
A study of a recent season in the Windy City found that women wrote just 25 percent of plays and directed 36 percent.
The British director, who’s bringing her new Kneehigh show ‘946’ to Berkeley Rep, tells us why gender parity shouldn’t be so hard to achieve.
In a new memoir, the Guerrilla Girl recounts a life as an art provocateur and a reluctant feminist haunted by abuse.
The initiative will include a $5 million fund for female filmmakers and theatre artists.
Women wrote just 26% of plays in the coming season, and men 63%, and new plays are outperforming old.
This week’s guest is Kilroys cofounder Joy Meads, who discusses gender parity. Plus, our staff takes apart ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.’
All the plays are written by female and trans* playwrights and have not been produced.
Adams will receive a reading of her one act play inspired by a historic woman playwright.