A new Dramatist Guild/Lilly Awards study shows encouraging trends in new-play productions by women nationwide, and there’s nowhere to go but up.
As the impact of their first list is still being felt, the group announces a new list that reflects steps to increase the diversity of voices.
At an April conference in Toronto, we came up with a plan for change that can take root and grow into a more equitable future for female theatre artists.
The female-empowerment organization announces the winner of its inaugural playwriting competition, to be staged at an event in June.
A new study finds that only around a quarter of plays produced in recent years were by women, with figures for directors and actors closer to parity.
How one small London theatre has rallied the big ones to recognize and address the gender gap on U.K. stages.
The performance artist-turned-playwright wrote his first naturalistic play about gender, family and trans issues, and along the way he fell in love with the form.
“It’s the bitch of living.” Except not really. In this episode of Offscript, we talk to arts reporter Linda Buchwald about “Spring Awakening” at Deaf West Theatre, which uses deaf actors and sign language to add a new dimension to the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater musical about teenage desires in 19th-century Germany. Plus our editors argue over gender parity and the politics of representation.
Naomi Iizuka’s newest play ‘Good Kids’ begins its rolling premiere as part of the Big Ten New Play Initiative dedicated to commissioning female playwrights.
“American Theatre” editor Jim O’Quinn gives a run-down of what to expect in the magazine’s October 2014 “Season Preview” issue.