Good Read | Creating a Supply Chain of Work by Female Playwrights

by David Shankbone (own work). Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

by David Shankbone (own work). Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

All but daring American theaters to put on more new plays by women, an advocacy group of female writers and producers released a list of 46 such works on Monday that have been recommended for production by dozens of other playwrights, dramaturges and artistic directors.
The list is an attempt at creating a supply pipeline for an industry in which many leaders say they want to put on more new plays by women. Still, for whatever reason, they produce a relative handful.

Read Patrick Healy's full article at NYTimes.com here…