3/30/2015

WBW: Francesca Primus Prize honors emerging female playwright





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A Theater Company's Bold Move: Women-Only Season
 

Why are there so few plays by women being produced? Why aren't there better roles for women? A national conversation about these subjects and more has been happening in the theater world, and actors, playwrights, and artistic directors in the San Francisco Bay Area have been a part of the discussion on gender parity. This year, the company at Berkeley's Shotgun Players decided to do something about the problem-their season, starting this week with Antigonick by Anne Carson and ending in January 2016 with Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, consists of all women playwrights...







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Call for Submissions for the Francesca Primus Prize

The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) is inviting submissions for the 2015 Francesca Primus Prize, an annual $10,000 award honoring outstanding contributions to the American theater by an emerging female playwright (one who has not achieved national prominence).

Deadline: April 30, 2015




 





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Davenport Black Box Theater
354 West 45th Street NYC
February 8, 2015 - May 10, 2015

I said "Girls play basketball?" Ike said, "Yeah!...but you got wimpy wrists." Then he showed me how to crunch up the New York Times to develop my strength.

In " a kind shot ", Mateer dribbles a ball while telling the story of her life...beginning with how an African American boarder named Ike, taught a 6'1" sixth grade Mateer to play basketball. It's an uplifting, honest, no-holds-barred personal account that chronicles her years as a professional basketball player, aspiring architect and model.


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