“Julie White, who plays Nancy Kohler, came to our final production in New York, and she came backstage in tears and said: ‘This play makes me want to be a better person.’ And I think that is what it’s all about.”
“The telling of stories is a really powerful kind of activism—it allows you to empathize, to put yourself in others’ shoes.”
35 years ago, Sister Helen Prejean walked down the hall at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola with her unsteady hand on the quivering shoulder of Patrick Sonnier. His death by electrocution that night would have slid barely noticed, then and now—except Prejean was so outraged by what she saw that she wrote it down.
Robin Ritz’s song and video celebrate the divine feminine—in the women in our lives, in our archetypes and in ourselves.
Hope Singsen had done very little producing before she began putting together The #HealMeToo Festival, which just wrapped in New York City. She started with a plan to find a space to produce Skin, her solo show about the road and obstacles to healing and reclaiming intimacy after childhood sexual trauma, and to share that […]
Hundreds of feminists, seated in long wooden benches under the vaulted ceilings of the Los Angeles City Council Chambers, bore witness last week to a historical revisitation fit for the current political moment.
“The chance to immerse myself in this project and deepen my understanding of Gloria’s life and work has been completely life-altering.”
Handmaids. Witches. Comedians and musicians. These were not your standard #MeToo stories. This was The Witch Hunt, a variety show inspired by the #MeToo movement.
Stepping into Daryl Roth Theatre, just steps from Union Square, now feels like stepping into a feminist time machine.
The Women’s Voices Theater Festival currently wrapping up in Washington, D.C., featured over 30 theatrical productions written by some of the country’s pre-eminent women playwrights. We spoke to two of them.