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"Exploration on How Change Happens and Where We Go From Here". Shellen Lubin, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

"StageSource's Gender Parity Task Force". Julie Hennrikus, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December 2015.

"Why Are There So Few Women Leading Theatres and What Can Be Done About It?". Sumru Erkut and Ineke Ceder, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

"Achieving Gender Parity: The 100 Women Plan". Martha Richards, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

"Achieving Gender Parity Through Legislation". Yvette Heyliger, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015

"Achieving Gender Parity: Play by Play & Role by Role". Christine Young, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

"Affecting Gender Parity as a Freelance Artist".  Valerie Weak, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

"Moving Toward Gender Equity in the Canadian Theatre". Sophia Romma, HowlRound Gender Parity journal series. December, 2015.

What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women.”  Newsweek. January 28, 2015.

IT’S ONLY A PLAY’s Stockard Channing to Speak at NYPL for the Performing Arts Next Month. Broadway World. January 15, 2015.

East West Players Calls on American Theatre to Increase Diversity with ’51 Percent’ Plan.” Broadway World. January 20, 2015.

Two Muses Theatre’s Women’s Playwriting Festival Kicks Off Next Month.” Broadway World. January 16, 2015.

’NECESSARY EXPOSURE’ Portrait Installation to Highlight Female Playwrights at Dixon Place, Beginning 1/5.” Broadway World. January 2, 2015.

“Career Girls: Great Women Playwrights – Theatre Director Loretta Greco.” Youtube. January 22, 2014.

“The One World Men Never See In Their Performance Reviews.” Fast Company. Web.

“A Red Face in the Crowd: Identities of a Native American Two-Spirit Writer.” Howlround. February 25, 2015.

Documentary Mozarts SisterCBC Radio: The Sunday Edition. March 8, 2015.

Soulstice Theatre’s All-Female ‘Macbeth’ Rings True.” Journal Sentinel. January 16, 2015.

“10 Badass Emerging Female Artists You Should Know.” The Huffington Post. January 22, 2015.

“Madam C.E.O., Get Me a Coffee.” The New York Times. February 6, 2015.

Spring 2015 Theatre Preview: Women on Broadway.” Women and Hollywood. January 20, 2015.

“Kicking the Can Down the Road Towards Parity.” HowlRound. February 2, 2015.

Sexuality Deferred: American Playwrights Retread the Same Story About Repressed Women Breaking Free. It’s Time For Another Narrative.” San Francisco Weekly. January 28, 2015.

Q&A: Feminist Playwright Gina Gionfriddo” The Arizona Republic. January 14, 2015.

Pamela Rabe on Women in the Theatre, Jumpy and Jane. The Daily Review. January 30, 2015.

Speaking While Female The New York Times. January 12, 2015.

“Public Dramaturgy, Wikipedia, and Combatting “Columbusing”. HowlRound. January 6, 2015.

The Sexism of the Theater World. East Bay Express. January 7, 2015.

A Woman’s World: Pam MacKinnon on the Decision to Restore Wasserstein’s Cut Dialogue to The Heidi Chronicles. February 28, 2015.

Women Rock Wynwood Walls at Miami Art Basel 2013.” Huffpost Arts & Culture. December 11, 2013.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival wins $125,000 for new plays by Lynn Nottage.” The Oregonian/OregonLive. January 28, 2015.

Why Our Feminism Must Be Intersectional (And 3 Ways To Practice It). Everyday Feminism. January 11, 2015.

Dear Broadway, Honestly, Why the Fuck Am I Even Here?”  The Craptacular. January 13, 2015.

“These Teen Activists Are Using Technology to Map History’s Invisible Women.” Mic. March 12, 2015.



Arena Stage’s first Summit, headed by Peter Marks, sparks online debate.DC Theatre Scene. 19 Feb. 2014. 

On Gender Parity in Theater and What May Be Broken.TCG Circle. 15 Sept. 2014. 

On Gender Parity in Theater and What May Be Broken, Part II: Fighting for a Female Sentence.TCG Circle. 30 Sept. 2014. 

"A Colored Conundrum.HowlRound. 30 June 2014.

Women, Leadership, and Parity: Interview with Julie Crosby.HowlRound. 1 July 2014. 

For Women Playwrights, Did 50-50 in 2020 Fail?The Clyde Fitch Report. 23 June 2014. Web. 

Women's Voices Festival Will Showcase Female Playwrights At Nearly 50 Area Theaters.dcist. 20 Feb. 2014. 

Who’s Missing From the List? The Killjoys and Why American Theater Needs Trans Playwrights.The Huffington Post. 31 July 2014. 

Race, Gender, Sex, and Rights Pulse Through DC’s One-Minute Festival.” HowlRound. 31 July 2014. 

“Rethink What You ‘Know’ About High Achieving Women.” Harvard Business Review. December 2014. 

Women Push for Equality On and Off Stage.American Theatre. 7 Sept. 2014. 

After the Panel: We’ve Had Enough.TCG Circle. 14 Jan. 2014. 

Climbing #TheSummit.2AMt. 19 Feb. 2014.

Women Keep Theatre Happening.TCG Circle. 13 Feb. 2014. Web.

Creating a Supply Chain of Work by Female Playwrights.The New York Times. 16 June 2014. 

Lisa D’Amour’s ‘Airline Highway’ Coming to Broadway.ArtsBeat. 3 Sept. 2014. 

A More Equal Theater.HowlRound. 23 July 2014. 

Women on Broadway: New Study Reveals Grim Statistics (Exclusive).The Wrap. 26 Feb. 2014. 

Political (Act)ivism and the (New) Avant-garde.”  HowlRound.26 July 2014. 

Where Are The Women?HowlRound. 6 May 2014. 

Is Diversity A Codeword for Exclusion?HowlRound. 11 June 2014. 

For 44 D.C. area theater companies, new plays by women will take center stage in fall of 2015.The Washington Post. 23 Jan. 2014. 

The Kilroys Were Here: Moving Female Playwrights into Production.” HowlRound. 22 June 2014. 

When Dads take paternity leave. Washington Post. June 9, 2014. 

“Stop Blaming Women for Holding Themselves Back at Work.” The Cut. December 1, 2014.

"Catalyst is Coming!: A National Convening of Black Theaters.HowlRound. 3 Aug. 2014.

Crosspost: Tony-Winning Theater Director Susan Stroman on What’s Changed for Women in the Last Ten Years.Indiewire. 27 Oct. 2014. 

Why Aren’t Women Advancing At Work? Ask A Transgender Person.” New Republic. August 28, 2014. 

Remembering We Exist.TCG Circle. 25 June 2014. 

Women Playwrights: Who is Keeping Count?HowlRound. 21 May 2014. 

 “Generation Y Feminism at Teatro Luna.HowlRound. 15 July 2014. 

EXCLUSIVE: League of Professional Theatre Women Co-President on Patricia Ariza’s International Theatre Award and LPTW’s Mission.Classicalite. 24 Oct. 2014. 

"end of play/7: Gender Stereotypes and Their Subversion.HowlRound. 17 July 2014. 

Defining Gender Parity.Gwydion Suilebhan. 3 Mar. 2014. 

Facing Facts on Tracking Parity and Diversity.HowlRound. 16 June 2014. 

The Sexist Reality That the Tony Nominations Just Highlighted.The Atlantic. 29 Apr. 2014. 

Women Hired Off-Broadway 2010-2014.League of Professional Theatre Women. 9 Sept. 2014. 



Majority of Theater-Going Audience, Minority of Playwrights and Directors.” Truthout. 17 Dec. 2013. 

On Gender Parity.Mike Lew - Playwright. 10 June 2013. 

The Numbers Problem and Why It Matters.LA FPI. 19 Oct. 2013. 



Rethinking Gender Bias in Theater.The New York Times. 23 June 2009.

“Who’s Afraid of the Female Playwright?” Salon. June 25, 2015. 

Not There Yet.Theatre Communications Group. Nov. 2009. 

How to Build Gender Parity Initiatives and Influence Theater.HowlRound. 10 Oct. 2012. 



“When Men were Men (and Women, too): through playbills, posters, photos, ‘cross-dressing on the state’ brings history to life.” The Harvard Gazette. July 17, 2003.