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Challenging the gender status quo in American theater

Challenging the gender status quo in American theater | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The need for the Women’s Voices Theater Festival reflects a lack of representation for female playwrights.
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You Can’t Make a Living: Digital Media, the End of TV’s Golden...

You Can’t Make a Living: Digital Media, the End of TV’s Golden... | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Photo by Benjamin Thompson A FEW WEEKS AGO, I went to a hotel in West Hollywood for a dinner in honor of playwrights working in film and TV. The event was hosted by the screenwriting organization The Black List, along with New Girl creator and showrunner Liz Meriwether, who started out (not long...
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A Playwright Resides

A Playwright Resides | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Here is the wide open question I asked everyone: “What is a Playwright-in-Residence? What could it be?”

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A stage of their own: why female playwrights are still marginalised

A stage of their own: why female playwrights are still marginalised | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
At the National Theatre and beyond, female playwrights’ work is still frequently hived off in smaller spaces and slapped with the ‘radical’ tag. Are our leading theatrical institutions built on suspect foundations?
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Exit the stage direction | Lyn Gardner

Exit the stage direction | Lyn Gardner | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Lyn Gardner: The plays of Ibsen and Shaw have extensive stage directions but are they a constraint to creativity or an invitation to imagine?
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Playwriting Exercise: Hurdling the First Line

Playwriting Exercise: Hurdling the First Line | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
This month we're revisiting exercises and adding a PDF download! Sometimes the first line is the hardest, use the provided first line to write a scene.
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