Filed under: Anne Hamilton, Jennifer Tipton, Judith Malina, Kamilah Forbes, Kate Valk, Kristin Marting, Margo Jefferson, Maria Alexandria Beech, Murielle Borst Tarrant, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Rae Smith, Season One, Season Three, Season Two, TheatreNow! Artists, Yvette Heyliger, Yvonne Farrow | Tags: Anne Hamilton, Gender Parity, Hamilton Dramaturgy, Hamilton Dramaturgy's TheatreNow!, hamiltondramaturgystheatrenow.com, League of Professional Theatre Women, Season One, Season Three, Season Two, TheatreNow! Artists, Women Theatre Artists
Many thanks to AMERICAN THEATRE magazine (October 2012 – Theatre Communications Group) for publishing a 2-page article on TheatreNow! Margot Melcon wrote an informative and thorough piece on TheatreNow!’s origins, and place in the contemporary gender parity movement.
Download the article here: AMERICAN THEATRE article on TheatreNow! by Margot Melcon (October 2012)
“There’s been a lot of discussion over the past few years about women’s voices being underrepresented in the theatre—there aren’t enough female playwrights being produced, not enough women in executive positions in regional theatres, not enough female directors or roles for female actors. And not enough women speak out as informed, educated, experienced and qualified representatives in the field. Though there has been a flood of discussion about gender disparity, talking doesn’t always lead to action.
But Anne Hamilton isn’t just talking. In response to the acknowledged under-representation that leads to so much frustration, the New York City–based freelance dramaturg, script consultant and playwright has offered up a solution…”
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