At the League of Professional Theatre Women, our mission is to reinforce the positive image of, promote the visibility of, and increase opportunities for women in the arts and entertainment industries-- and we’ve had an amazing year doing just that!
From marching for gender equality through Times Square to networking with the theatre’s most inspiring women, we’ve had an incredible 2014-15 season.
Scroll down to see all the exciting things the LPTW has been up to this past year and how you can be a part of it in the future:
We Got The Number On Women Working In Theatre!
How many women are working Off-Broadway?
Our Women Count report studied 355 productions and 22 theatre companies to get the facts and start the conversation that will get more women working in professional theatre.
This year marked our second annual Awards Celebration and Big Mingle. We honored incredible women working in the theatre, including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Kathleen Chalfant, and then had a party to celebrate!
OurNetworking event: Women Plays By, For or About Women featured a panel discussion that included notable playwrights Dael Orlandersmith (Forever), Caridad Svich (Any Place But Here), and Jenny Lyn Bader (The Church of Why Not and the History of Communication)...”