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Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Women of EST’s Spring Season: Chiara Atik, Sylvia Khoury, and Abby Rosebrock by Victoria Myers

We talk to Chiara Atik, Sylvia Khoury, and Abby Rosebrock to discuss their plays, their experiences with Youngblood/EST, and the ways in which their offstage pursuits have impacted their dra…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Gaze of María Irene Fornés: Michelle Memran on Her Documentary “The Rest I Make Up” by Victoria Myers

On February 16th, "The Rest I Make Up," a documentary about the playwright María Irene Fornés will have its premiere. It’s the first documentary about Fornés, a playwright who was instr…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

An Interview with Dr. Indira Etwaroo by Victoria Myers

In 2015, Dr. Indira Etwaroo became Executive Director of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and The Billie Holiday Theatre, which is part of the organization and was founded in 1…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Dael Orlandersmith on “Until the Flood” by Victoria Myers

In 2015, playwright Dael Orlandersmith went to St. Louis to interview people about their thoughts on race and the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by a police office…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

An Interview with Tina Landau by Victoria Myers

"SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical" has become one of the most well-reviewed and popular musicals of the 2017-18 Broadway season. It came from the mind of Tina Landau, who not only…

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Ngozi Anyanwu on “The Homecoming Queen” by Victoria Myers

The new play "The Homecoming Queen" marks Ngozi Anyanwu's Off-Broadway playwriting debut. We spoke with her about her inspiration for the play and how current events changed it, her writing …

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Fire This Time Festival: A Roundtable by Victoria Myers

Founding artistic director Kelley Girod, director Candis Jones, and playwrights Sandra A. Daley-Sharif, Shelley Fort, Gethsemane Herron-Coward, Charly Evon Simpson, and Mona R. Washington t…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Female Lighting Designers: Past, Present, and Future by Victoria Myers

In the last century, women were at the forefront of lighting design’s major changes, both technological and conceptual, and yet men have dominated its ranks. We look at the history of wome…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

An Interview with Split Britches: Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver by Victoria Myers

Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver founded Split Britches and the WOW Café in the East Village, which was a home for and central to the development of feminist and queer theatre. They’re now pres…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Ladies Who Launch: Four Actresses Who Started Their Own Businesses by Victoria Myers

There’s a group of women who have combined their artistic and business skills to create their own businesses in addition to their careers in the theatre. We talked to four of them—Jeanna…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Anne Kauffman’s Big Year by Victoria Myers

Anne Kauffman has had a big year. We recently sat down to talk to her about staging "Hundred Days," her feelings on her Broadway debut, her plans for Off-Center, and her thoughts about the …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Kate Hamill and Amanda Dehnert on adapting Jane Austen for the Stage by Victoria Myers

Kate Hamill and Amanda Dehnert are currently presenting a theatrical adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice." We talk with them about the importance of women-centered theatrical narratives and w…

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Susan Soon He Stanton, Palmer Hefferan, and Jennifer Ikeda on “Today Is My Birthday” by Victoria Myers

In "Today Is My Birthday," a woman returns home to Hawai’i to figure out her life. In an unusual twist of form, the play’s over 50 scenes all happen over the phone, on the radio, or thr…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Giovanna Sardelli on “Describe the Night” by Victoria Myers

In "Describe the Night", the audience travels ninety years in Russian history—some events real and some fictional—and follows three different, interconnected plots. We talk with director…

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Monday, November 27, 2017

From Anatevka to “Rags”: Judy Kuhn and Samantha Massell     by Victoria Myers

Judy Kuhn and Samantha Massell discuss the similarities and differences between the original Broadway production of "Rags" and the current production at Goodspeed, and how the show still re…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

An Interview with Krysta Rodriguez by Victoria Myers

Krysta Rodriguez is currently starring in the play "What We're Up Against," which deals with sexism in the workplace. We talk to Krysta about what drew her the play, gender dynamics, roles f…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Women of “The Wolves” by Victoria Myers

Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be speaking with the actresses who make up the team of "The Wolves" at Lincoln Center Theater. This week we talk to Brenna Coates. Check back every Wednesda…

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Women of “The Wolves” by Victoria Myers

Over the next nine weeks, we’ll be speaking with the actresses who make up the team of "The Wolves" at Lincoln Center Theater. This week we talk to Susannah Perkins. Check back every Wedne…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Jocelyn Bioh on “School Girls” by Victoria Myers

In Jocelyn Bioh’s new play "School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play," a group of teenage girls at a boarding school in Ghana compete over who will be the school’s entry for the Mis…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Judy Hegarty Lovett on Interpreting Samuel Beckett by Victoria Myers

Judy Hegarty Lovett has become known as one of the premiere interpreters of Samuel Beckett’s work. We speak to her about adapting Beckett’s novels for the stage.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

An Interview with Daryl Roth by Victoria Myers

Producer Daryl Roth, now nearing the end of her third decade of producing, has become a staple of Broadway and Off-Broadway. We speak with her about her outlook on producing, the story behin…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Director Roundtable: on developing new work, mentorship, authority, and more by Victoria Myers

We gathered a group of directors ranging from emerging to having directed on Broadway—Sash Bischoff, Kel Haney, Candis C. Jones, Rachel Klein, Kimberly Senior, Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, and …

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

An Interview with Cristin Milioti by Victoria Myers

Cristin Milioti on her role in the new play "After the Blast" at Lincoln Center, the pressure of likability, frustrating casting notices for women, and more.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Gaye Taylor Upchurch and Anna Ziegler on “The Last Match” by Victoria Myers

We talk to playwright Anna Ziegler and director Gaye Taylor Upchurch about the process for their new play "The Last Match."

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Diana Oh on {my lingerie play}  by Victoria Myers

We talk to Diana Oh about the evolution of "{my lingerie play} 2017: THE CONCERT AND CALL TO ARMS!!!!!!!!! The Final Installation" and what she hopes audiences will take away from it.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Woman Behind the Images: Paula Scher on Creating Brand Identities for New York’s Cultural Institutions by Victoria Myers

Paula Scher is one of the leading graphic designers in the country. She’s responsible for the branding of a number of major theatre and performing arts organizations, including the iconic…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Women to Watch 2017: Women Behind the Scenes by Victoria Myers

This year for "Women to Watch" we spotlight women working behind the scenes in theatre. From publicists to agents to literary managers, it takes a village to make a piece of theatre happen, …

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Theatre Without Borders: Teaching Artists in 2017 by Victoria Myers

An inside look at theatrical teaching artists and why providing arts education opportunities to students who might not have it otherwise on a local, national, and global level, is even more …

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saycon Sengbloh on “In the Blood” by Victoria Myers

Saycon Sengbloh is currently playing the demanding role of Hester La Negrita in "In the Blood." We talk to her about her process, the demands of the role, the play’s politics, and more.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Carrie Coon, Liza Colón-Zayas, Danaya Esperanza, Susan Pourfar, and Brenda Wehle on “Mary Jane” by Victoria Myers

We talk to the cast of the new play "Mary Jane"-- Carrie Coon, Liza Colón-Zayas, Danaya Esperanza, Susan Pourfar, and Brenda Wehle-- about their process, themes of the play, and more.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know: Part Four by Victoria Myers

Profiles of Hallie Flanagan, Barbara Ann Teer, Shauneille Perry, Elisabeth Marbury, Wakako Yamauchi, Aline Bernstein, and Silvia Brito. Women from diverse backgrounds and a range of theatre …

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