Upcoming Events - January and February

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 From the League of Professional Theatre Women & New Perspectives

Sappho of Lesbos
Written by Estelle Anna Lewis
Directed by Lynn Marie Macy

 Wednesday, January 22, 2020
(Doors open at 6:45PM)

New Perspectives Studio
458 West 37 Street
on 10th Avenue

On Her Shoulders, a program of New Perspectives Theatre Company with support from LPTW, is pleased to present the next staged reading by a woman playwright from the past.
Written in 1868, the printed play was so popular it went through six editions between 1875 and 1881! 

Doors open at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start with The Play in Context by Emily Rainbow Davis, who situates the script in its historical time and place, followed by the reading and a post-performance Q&A with refreshments.

Admission is by Donation ($10 suggested).

For reservations, please email: 

 From the League of Professional Theatre Women - FREE

A Memorial for Eight Theatre Women

including Dorothy Olim Krone 
(pictured above)
Special Advisor to the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition

Monday, January 27
(Doors open at 6PM)

 The Actors' Temple
339 West 47th St.
Between 8th & 9th Avenues

The League of Professional Theatre Women
(Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents),
an organization which has been championing women
in the professional theatre for over three decades,
is mourning the loss of eight league members who passed away in 2019. 

Betty Corwin

On Monday, January 27, LPTW will honor and remember Betty Corwin, founder of Theater on Film and Tape (TOFT), at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts; director Kathi E. B. Ellis; Arlene Epstein, theater critic for Long Island's South Shore Record and the Nassau Herald;  the League's long-time Treasurer, Anne Stewart Fitzroy; scenic, costume and projection designer Meganne George; producer and general manager Dorothy Olim Krone, the first woman to be elected President of the League of Advertising Agencies and recipient of the League's 1996 Lee Reynolds Award; actor Lynne Rogers, well-known to television viewers during her many years as a leading lady on CBS' "Guiding Light" and as an ailing heroine on NBC's "The Doctors"; and actor and singer Lauren Scott

Leading the Memorial will be LPTW Co-President Shellen Lubin, Memorial Coordinator and League member Alexis Greene, and Rabbi Jill Hausman of the Actors' Temple. Other participants will include distinguished American mezzo soprano Marie Ann Chenevey, and numerous LPTW members. 

The Memorial will take place at The Actors' Temple (339 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036) on Monday, January 27 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm (doors will open at 6pm). Admission is FREE, but reservations are requested. Please note that The Actors' Temple is accessible. Please visit http://theatrewomen.org/event/lptw-theatre-women-memorial/
for more information. 

Please reserve a seat by emailing: Programs@TheatreWomen.org 

 From the League of Professional Theatre Women - FREE

LPTW Oral History Presents:
Irene Gandy
Interviewed by Voza Rivers

Monday, February 10
6 PM

The Bruno Walter Auditorium
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
at Lincoln Center
Corner of 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue

Renowned Broadway publicist and Tony Award-winning producer Irene Gandy in conversation with producer Voza Rivers, as part of the League of Professional Theatre Women's ongoing Oral History Project. 

In partnership with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Oral History Project chronicles and documents the contributions of three significant theatre women each season.

 From the League of Professional Theatre Women

Member Night Out
(not just for members)

Monday, February 17

St. Pat's Bar & Grill
22 West 46th Street

The League of Professional Theatre Women will be hosting a Member Night Out 
for some fun and socializing.
No cover. This invitation extends to non-members,
so come learn more about LPTW!
Happy hour specials will be available.

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