Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Maria Dizzia in the Director’s Chair by Victoria Myers

Maria Dizzia is making her professional directing debut with "The Loneliest Number" by Lizzie Vieh, which begins performances on February 22nd. We recently spoke with her about her directing…

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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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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 Susannah Perkins. Check back every Wedne…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Women of NYMF 2017 by Victoria Myers

Throughout July and the beginning of August, we will once again feature women involved in this year’s New York Musical Festival. Featuring the women of "Painting Faye Salvez," "The Fourth …

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Monday, February 13, 2017

V-Day in TrumpLand: Exploring the Relevance of “The Vagina Monologues” by Victoria Myers

In recent years, many colleges have questioned the relevancy of "The Vagina Monologues," but with the election of Donald Trump those conversations have shifted. We talk to Eve Ensler and col…

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Ambition and Hunger: A conversation with Jeanine Tesori by Victoria Myers

You're invited to a special event with Jeanine Tesori.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Jeanine Tesori’s Radical Participation Jamboree Recap by Victoria Myers

A short recap (but more of a thank you note) of Jeanine Tesori's Radical Participation Jamboree.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Jeanine Tesori’s Radical Participation Jamboree by Victoria Myers

You're invited to a special event with Jeanine Tesori.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Letter from the Editor: How Feminism Won the Tonys by Victoria Myers

Some thoughts on feminism and the Tony Awards and how 2015 was a big year for women in the the theatre.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Petition to Broadcast Best Book and Score on the Tony Awards by Victoria Myers

On June 7th, when girls across the country turn on the Tony Awards, what do you want them to see?

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Letter from the Editor: Holiday Edition by Victoria Myers

Joan Didion and Jennifer Aniston: Imagined Conversations. Or, the importance of female mentors.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

#LeahRyanFund Contest by Victoria Myers

“I need stories by women on stage because…” contest for The Leah Ryan Fund.

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Stuff You Can Do by Victoria Myers

Are you wondering what you (yes, you!) can do to help improve gender parity in theatre? We’ve assembled this list of some simple things everyone can do to help improve equality for women …

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Letter from the Editor: Welcome by Victoria Myers

Welcome to The Interval.

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