A survey finds that theatre staffs are 70 percent non-Hispanic white, which is roughly the inverse of the city’s demographics.
An issue of a magazine, like a theatrical season, is a menu of options reflecting our tastes, affinities, and priorities.
Theatremakers across the country talk about exciting works featuring or created by female or transgender artists.
Year after year, our national season preview survey shows a 4-to-1 ratio of male to female playwrights. What can we do about it?
Of 1,914 shows planned for the 2015-16 season, how many are written by women? We’ve got the stats.
Theatres that continue to program male-dominated seasons deserve scrutiny. But what about the many companies that are trying to get the balance right?
These organizations have made programming a preponderance of female playwrights a priority.
The push for gender equity in American theatre is part of a global struggle, and the stakes are economic as well as spiritual.
Do men write better plays than women? We think we know that’s not true. So why does the disparity persist?
Obviously, theatre’s gender gap has a long history. Less obvious: so do plays by women.