PUTTING WOMEN CENTRE STAGE...
The debate on gender inequality in British theatres is raging!
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After their fantastic production of Mydidae at the Soho Theatre and Trafalgar Studios, DryWrite's next production is a one-woman show Fleabag. The piece is directed by the talented Vicky Jones and written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge "One of the funniest Women I have ever met" (Olivia Colman). If you would like to find out more about how you can support this great company, click the link here.
Riff Raff Productions are seeking writers to write a short new play inspired by an image from the twitter feed @abandonedshoes. The selected pieces will be staged in a pop-up gallery in the Covent Garden area in September as part of the London Design Festival. For more information see http://www.riffraffproductions.co.uk/#one-lost-shoe
Jenny Harris Memorial Celebrations
A reminder to all those who knew Jenny Harris and her work, that there will be two memorial celebrations held next month. See here for more information.
- An interesting online database of West End Plays by women, produced between 1917 and 1960. In that period there were NINE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-TWO! This fabulous list was compiled by Maggie Gale. Click here to access.
- Dave Berns has put together a list of US companies and theatres who are actively seeking submissions by or about women. You can take a look here.