The Lebanese playwright/performer, who receives a major international award next week, talks about her work, where it comes from, and what it means in this fraught time.
The League of Professional Theatre Women recognizes Pinkins for her exemplary service to the theatre field.
The League of Professional Theatre Women will present the award in October.
The latest numbers show playwrights and directors edging close to parity, while most designers apart from costumers lag behind.
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.
What roles can theatre play in the global refugee crisis? Healing, representation—and diversion.
The League of Professional Theatre Women’s annual awards honored Rohina Malik, Cricket S. Meyers, Linda Winer, Emily Joy Weiner, Adrienne Campbell-Holt, and Phylicia Rashad.
Corwin will be honored by the League of Professional Theatre Women for her work as the founder of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library.
Dozens of theatres worldwide are recognized for staging works by female playwrights for 50 percent of their season.
The recipients are Micki Grant, Jane Cox, Ari Laura Kreith, Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, Lear deBessonet, and Elsa Rael.