9/08/2015

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Supporting theatrical work written, directed, and designed by women.

In This Newsletter: September 8, 2015

SHOWS OPENING THIS WEEK  

IPHIGENIA AT AULIS
UGLY LIES THE BONE
SHOWS CLOSING THIS WEEK

JOHN
A DELICATE SHIP

What can you do with this database? First off, you can be part of it by bringing your qualifying shows to our attention. You can also send it to theatre professionals and producers looking to hire more women. 
For more information check out our database here

Women in the Arts and Media Coalition is delighted to invite you to a special presentation of:
YEAR OF THE WOMAN
Directed by Sandra Hochman
Wednesday, September 16th 
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater 
165 W. 65th Street  
New York, NY 10023
Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.
Screening at 6:30 p.m.
Free Tickets - General Admission
Registration will close when seating is no longer available.
OPPORTUNITIES
LezCab Seeks Script Submissions!

LezCab will be presenting an evening of short works (5-30 minutes) this winter in NYC. We are accepting submissions of plays, musicals, solo shows, and other theatrical productions with a queer woman theme.

Scripts and writer bios/resumes should be sent to
rachel@lezcab.com by September 15th at 11:59 pm. Please forward to your networks.


 
Henley Rose Playwright Competition
(Knoxville, TN, Fall 2015)
The Henley Rose Playwright Competition for Women was founded to encourage and recognize the new works of female playwrights. Henley Rose seeks to honor both the writings of Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley and those of future winners of the Henley Rose Award. Submissions are welcome May 1st through October 1st and will be read by a committee of writers, theatre artists, and producers. Three finalists will be announced by October 20th and will be invited to attend and be recognized at the staged reading of their play. Staged readings will take place in Knoxville, TN at a determined date between October 25th and November 15th. The competition winner will be announced on November 20th and will receive both a cash prize and the Henley Rose Award. Please note, we are unable to provide feedback on scripts that are submitted.

To apply: 
http://www.henleyrose.com. Deadline: October 1, 2015
MEMBER CORNER

In MEMBER CORNER, members of Works by Women can share productions they are working on which feature many women artists, but either have a run of less than 2 weeks or do not meet the 50/50 writer, director, design team Works by Women requires. If you would like your project to be included, please email  info@worksbywomen.org with the subject "Member Corner and Title of Your Show" by Monday at noon.
THE WOLVES
written by Sarah DeLappe 
The Robert Moss Theater
440 Lafayette Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY

September 7 - 11, 2015

featuring Brenna Coates, Jenna Dioguardi, Allegra Leal, Allie Leonard, Amanda Phelan, Susannah Perkins, Frankie Placidi, Deb Trotchine and Sangi Varsano.

AN INTERVIEW WITH CHERYL NAVO
"As a female playwright I believe strongly that I need to co
ncentrate on writing good, strong roles for women.  For each play I write, I've made a personal commitment to myself to never allow the male roles to outnumber or outshine the female roles.  I hope that inspires other women to advance the roles of women in all aspects of theatre."
It just does not get any better for an actor than to not only have the opportunity to be cast in the world premiere of a play, Lie of Omission, but also get to Show more...
THE PIPELINE FESTIVAL
March 24 - April 23, 2016
NEW FESTIVAL. NEW VOICES. NEW PLAYS. 
A FESTIVAL OF 5 NEW WORKS FROM THE WOMEN'S PROJECT LAB
Want to catch the best new work by the most exciting new theatermakers in town? Don't miss WP's Pipeline Festival, a unique opportunity to see 5 new plays, created by 5 collaborative teams from WP Theater's celebrated two-year Lab residency. Don't miss your chance to say you saw it here FIRST. #PipelineFestival

FEATURING PLAYWRIGHTS: Sarah Burgess, Monet Hurst-Mendoza, Martyna Majok, Riti Sachdeva, Susan Soon-He Stanton

 
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