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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com 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 concentrate 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 toShow more...
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org