The League of Professional Theatre Women announces 30 Plays Celebrate 30 Years, honoring the 30th Anniversary of the League. 30 brand-new plays, musicals & theatrical events, curated by League members, will be presented in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens & beyond.
From site specific theatre on the prairie in central Canada, to the unveiling of a new play in London; from downtown at the New York Theatre Workshop, the Cherry Lane & HERE to Memphis & a theatrical walking tour in Central Park, this year-long series of theatrical events, coordinated by LPTW members Rachel Reiner & Deborah Savadge, celebrate the creativity of women theatre artists worldwide!
30 Plays Celebrate 30 Years - MARCH, 2012
Friday, March 2 NY, NY
Curated by Lenore DeKoven
Workshop East presents Downsizing, the Ten Minute Play Project, a program of original 1-minute plays created by members of Workshop East. Also celebrating its 30th Anniversary, The Workshop is a development gym for professional writers, directors & actors. Lenore DeKoven, Artistic Director. 7pm at the Barrow Group Mainstage, 312 West 36th St., 3rd Floor, New York City. This special evening of new work will be followed by a wine & cheese reception.
Tuesday, March 13 NY, NY
Curated by Deborah Savadge
Playwrights Gallery & The Drilling Co. present Lyndsay Becker, John Doherty, Irene Sophia Lucio & Jed Peterson in a staged reading of When Danny Comes Back for Us, by Deborah Savadge, directed by Elaine Molinaro. Two couples are stranded while weekending on a remote Maine island, amid rivalries, recriminations & a power failure. Has some darkened force intervened to prevent them from ever getting home? 7:30pm At the Drilling Company, 236 West 78th St, 2nd Floor New York City,
The League of Professional Theatre Women is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Numerous events are planned each year to deliver on their mission of promoting visibility & increasing opportunities for women in the field. For their 30th Anniversary, they are planning fifteen months of events to advocate, promote & highlight the contributions of women in theatre both domestically & abroad. None of these projects are possible without generous philanthropic support. To find out more, visit their website www.theatrewomen.org.