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Writers for 1 September...

Introducing our writers for 1 September’s 17Percent’s She Writes – some of them are old friends and some of them new! In a change from the usual, as the theme is ‘vacations and celebrations’ – we are also excited to present one guest play from an international writer, Allie Costa. 346 more words

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8/29: This Week in Feminist Theater

LA Women’s Theater Festival Holds Empowerment Day

From EdgeontheNet: “On August 23 in Los Angeles’ Fremont Centre Theatre, solo performers will come together with experts in their field for the day-long… 631 more words

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8/22: This Week in Feminist Theater

Chinese Women use Theater to Push Back Against Pressure to Marry Young

“For young women in China who have ambitions beyond raising a family, life is a constant barrage of societal pressures to marry early – preferably by 25, by no means beyond 27. 421 more words

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Butterfly Psyche and Live Wire present the Bronte Season this Autumn

West Country-based Live Wire Theatre and  Butterfly Psyche Theatre Companies will present an exciting new project touring the West Country this Autumn. The Brontë Season… 426 more words

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Words and Women - paid commission for writers in the East of England

Words and Women is launching ‘About,’ a new writing commission to create four texts for performance and the page. The Arts Council funded project will help develop work which explores the life of women and their relationship to place within the East of England. 76 more words

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Photos from Not the Edinburgh Festival

At our first She Writes at Roundabout Nights we had a selection of plays from local female writers; Good cava is better than bad champagne… 67 more words

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Unsex Me Here? The Slings and Arrows of Being a Budding Playwright / Theatreperson Who Also Happens To Be Female

Anna: Co-founder of {project feminism}

As a child, I was completely convinced that I was going to be the starting third baseman for the New York Yankees. 1,207 more words