WBW Play Date on 10/1 - CATCH THE BUTCHER @ Cherry Lane Theatre

Play Date on 10/1 - CATCH THE BUTCHER @ Cherry Lane Theatre

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

In This Newsletter: September 29, 2015

Who's Your Baghdaddy?
Catch the Butcher
Letters to Sala

In Bed with Roy Cohn
How to Live on Earth


Catch the Butcher
Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce St.
New York, NY

Directed by Valentina Fratti
Scenic Design by Lauren Helpern
Costume Design by Brooke Cohen

Join us for a new play by Adam Seidel about what happens when a single woman sets off to find the serial killer of other single women.

For more details visit: http://www.cherrylanetheatre.org/onstage/catching-the-butcher/

Tickets are $28.00 each (price includes paypal & administrative costs).


There are two ways to RSVP:
1. RSVP on MeetUp.com.
2. Pay here. Your payment counts as your RSVP.

Please meet us in the lobby of The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY) at 7:10 pm on October 1st. If you cannot arrive by 7:10PM please know to ask for your ticket at the box office (under your name).

The closest subway is the 1 train to Christopher Street.

Also nearby is the West 4th Street station (at Sixth Avenue), where the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M all make stops.


After a sold out run, don't miss this limited engagement!
The Birds and Bees: Unabridged
October 2, 2015 - October 4, 2015
The Tank
151 West 46th Street / 8th Fl. / New York, NY 10036
Ticket price: $15
For more information and tickets:
We're all taught anatomy and shown sexuality in the media, but what happens when those definitions and explanations are not enough? The Birds and the Bees: Unabridged explores the unique--yet interwoven--life circumstances of eight women and trans people forced to confront their own shifting identities, struggles, and confusions surrounding their own sexuality.
Through dialogue, movement, song, humor, and multimedia, the performance examines such themes as partner communication, sexual identity, the de-sexualization of aging women, today's "hook-up" culture, and sexual health.


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


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.

Friday, October 2, 2015
DR2 Theatre
103 East 15th Street Union Sqaure

Irish playwright and actress Laoisa Sexton's new play THE PIGEON IN THE TAJ MAHAL has been selected by the Irish Repertory Theatre for inclusion into it's esteemed Fall 2015 New Works Reading Series.

Somewhere in the rural West of Ireland, in a remote in-between place in the middle of nowhere a mentally impaired outsider is banished to live on an abandoned dilapidated campsite. Cut off from his community and the modern world, he lives a solitary existence until late one night, he finds a stranded bride-to-be from the mean streets of Limerick, who has been separated from her bachelorette party. It's clear these two must find a way to communicate, so they can help each other find the way home.

For more information CLICK HERE
Now - November 22, 2015
Actors Temple Theatre
339 W 47th Street

Inspired by a true story, Who's Your Baghdaddy? is a new musical comedy, presented as a support group for people who started the Iraq War. Dark, boisterous and irreverent, the story follows a handful of mid-level spies whose vanity and office politics contributed to the worst intelligence blunder in modern history.

For more information CLICK HERE
October 2 - 18, 2015
TBG Theatre
312 W 36 Street, NYC

"Letters to Sala" is based on Ann Kirschner's true-life account of her mother's remarkable ordeal, surviving seven Nazi slave labor camps.  Her story was almost never shared, even with her own family. The trove of 350 letters that Sala Garncarz, a Polish teenager, managed to hide until her liberation in 1945 also remained hidden in her home in New York City for nearly 50 years.

For more information CLICK HERE
Do you have a service to offer, are you a business owner interested in supporting Works by Women in exchange for publicity? Works by Women is looking for donations for our upcoming silent auction! To get in touch please email info@worksbywomen.org

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