14 Playwrights/Directors On Why Women’s Contributions to Theatre Are Vital

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The 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival runs January 15–February 15, with programming at 24 theatres in Washington, D.C..
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The 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival runs January 15–February 15, 2018, with programming at 24 theatres in Washington, D.C. The festival presents new work by female playwrights to cast a spotlight from the nation’s capitol on gender parity in American theatre and the valuable works of female artists.

The festival offers world, national, and regional premieres of plays written by women, including Theresa Rebeck, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Wendy Graf, Julia Cho, Danai Gurira, and Dominique Morisseau.

In honor of the festival, 14 of the participating playwrights and directors responded to the prompt, “Why are women’s contributions to theatre vital?”

Flip through the gallery below to read their responses:

To learn more visit WomensVoicesTheaterFestival.org.

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