Welcome!

We would like to welcome you to our project!  You can search through our herstorical women and also our fabulous playwrights at the top.  Check out the ‘About 365’ page if you are interested in getting involved!  We plan to write about herstorical women for many years to come! Find out more: ABOUT US!

PLAYWRIGHTS: Claims are closed for 2016! We would love to have you write with us in 2017. 2016 Playwrights please check out the 2016 INFO PAGE  for everything you need to know.  If you have questions please email 365womenayear@gmail.com

 

EXCITING NEWS:

Congrats to Danielle Wirsansky who has 365 pieces accepted to the Greensboro Fringe Festival in January!

Arts in Louisville reviews Diana Burbano’s Silueta By Diana Burbano, Chris Shelton and Tom Shelton

Broadway World announces the International Women Artists’ Salon!

Our wonderful playwrights in Spain have had their pieces published!

Dallas Observer has a write up about our festival at Rover Dramawerks in Texas!

Broadway World shares that Susan Merson produced and directed “In Her Name” to honor Edith O’Hara with 365 plays!

Great interview about our upcoming NYC festival and the start of 365 on The Happiest Medium. 

Jennifer O’Grady’s “The Great Gaffe” will be published in Smith and Kraus’s The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2016! Congrats!

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We are happy to be an affiliate of Women in the Arts & Media!

Join our Female Directors Database to promote gender parity across the world! Email 365womenayear@gmail.com with Director in the subject line.  Include your bio and region in the body of the email and attach your resume.

Project Continua invited us to collaborate with them on insuring every women in herstory has a well written biography!  Playwrights: If you would like to submit a bio for the woman in herstory you claimed for 365 check out this information sheet. When completed, please send the biography and bibliography to Lindsay (Research Manager) at lindsay.smith@projectcontinua.org  PLEASE NOTE: We have an extensive editorial review by specialist scholars for each subject, so it may take some months to see the biography go “live” – but you will alert you when it does.  Authors should send a brief bio of themselves to include on our Contributors page to me at koren.whipp@projectcontinua.org

For more press check out our Press Page!

UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:

October 27-30, November 3-7, 2016 Silueta by: Diana Burbano, Teatro Tercera Llamada
Vault 1031 South 6th Street Louisville KY 40203 http://teatrotercerallamada.com/

OCTOBER 1:  radio version of Grace Winn Ellis’s piece about Jane Gentry at the Lunsford Festival in Mars Hill, NC

RECENT PRODUCTIONS:

August 20: International Women Artists’ Salon: August 20 at 7:30PM at Dixon Place, located at 161 Chrystie Street. Admission to the hour-long event is free. Curated by Marcina Zaccaria, the featured artists will be Amanda Boekelheide, Christine Deitner, Glenda Frank, Betsy Heffron, Amina Henry, Nana Ponceleon, and Sophia Romma. The evening will be hosted by Valerie David.

APRIL 1- MAY 8th In Alabama by J. Lois Diamond. April 1st has been changed from opening night to an open dress rehearsal. Tickets for April 1st only are FREE but you must make a reservation. The other performances are $25 and there is a party on April 15th. So come to the theatre and forget all about  paying your taxes! Here is the link to buy tickets: http://www.cosmicorchid.com/thevoiredireproject.html.

 

365 In Her Name

APRIL 15th-17th In Her Name at 13th Street Repertory Theatre to celebrate and honor Edith O’Hara’s 100th year–she is the Founding Director of the theatre, and the marathon will be to benefit the theatre. Saturday morning 11-12:30 Arrest (Glenda Frank), K.C. Reporting (Natalie Osborne), Letters from Lotfia (Laura Shamas), Madame (Kendra Augustin), Pre-War (Jennifer O’Grady), Refugees (Stephanie Satie), Taro and Capa (D. Lee Miller) / Saturday afternoon 2-4 Celia Buys a Dress (Yani Perez), Making Frankenstein (Natalie Osborne), A Moment of Silence (Allie Costa), Mrs. Stern Wanders the Prussian State Library (Jenny Lyn Bader), My Life on the C-List (OluShola Cole), Undercover: The Mary Shanley Story (Rachel McPhee and Robert K. Benson), Virginia Louise Conklin (Carolyn Mignini), White Cotton (Shellen Lubin) / Saturday evening 6:30-9 After the Thin Man (Shellen Lubin), Blood Sisters (Robin Rice), Blood Ties (Michael Angel Johnson), In the Evening (Susan Merson), Peola’s Passing (Cynthia G. Robinson), Pillow of Tears (Lynda Crawford) / Sunday afternoon (time not yet set) Expression of Regret (Christine Toy Johnson) Madame Red (Td Mitchell), Mama Bett (Elsa Rael), Scrutable (Karen Rousso).

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APRIL 29 & 30 HERSTORY will take place at the Silk Road Art Gallery in New Haven, CT, at 8pm.

MAY 5th-14th Rover Dramawerks  Plays: The Dance Maker By Susan Shafer (New York, NY), directed by Glynda Welch, Don’t Know No Jokes By Annie Wood (Burbank, CA), directed by Matt Stepan, First Day in Trade  By Jennifer O’Grady (Pelham, NY), directed by Kayla Freeman, First Woman of Industry  By Nancy Gall-Clayton (Jeffersonville, IN), directed by Matt Stepan, Fly Girl By Renee Lucas Wayne  (Philadelphia, PA), directed by Buster Spiller, Fossil Lady By Claudia I. Haas  (White Bear Lake, MN), directed by Libby Mitchell, Future Girl Visits Barbie’s Mom By Ellen Davis Sullivan  (Andover, MA), directed by Glynda Welch, Homespun Webs By C.J. Ehrlich  (Chappaqua, NY), directed by Shanna Threlkeld, (Mama) King Chronicles By Rita Anderson  (Austin, TX), directed by Brandi L. McDowell, Never Forget
By Donna Hoke (Buffalo, NY), directed by Kayla Freeman, Phillis Wheatley: Twas Mercy Brought Me…  By Paula J. Sanders (Dallas, TX), directed by Buster Spiller, Push Boldly Off 
By Donna Latham (Houston, TX), directed by Libby Mitchell, Recipe for Espionage (Before She Was Julia Child)  By Carol M. Rice (Plano, TX), directed by Kevin Westbrook, She Was Never Lost By Allie Costa (Los Angeles, CA), directed by Kevin Westbrook, Soraya’s Eyes By Rhea McCallum (Downey, CA), directed by Lindsey Humpries

APRIL 1st & 2nd HeLa by Jessie Salsbury at Knox College Department of Theatre

APRIL 15th at 7:30 pm  ELLA’S TIMEPIECE by Sandra de Helen will be read at the Scripteaser’s meeting in San Diego. 3404 Hawk St

MARCH 19th Oregon 365 Women/SWAN Day Readings Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, Oregon, 2:00pm Open public reading (FREE) Lolly Ward – “The Ethel Party” (Ethel Payne), Merridawn Duckler –  Excerpt from “Super Magic Pillow” (Lingzhao), Barbara Pope – “Galla in Purgatory” (Galla Placida), Connie Bennett – “Amanda Transcending” (Amanda DeCuis & Joanne Kittel)

MARCH 23rd 7pm at Theatre for the New City   Plays by: D Lee Miller, Michael Angel JohnsonRobin Rice LichtigSusan ShaferKarin Diann WilliamsKat Mustatea, Kendra Augustin, Barbara Kahn. 365 Women NYC directors include: Michelle Macau, Lori Kee, Susane Lee

MARCH 3, 4, 5   Monster Box Theatre  in Michigan has a festival of thirty 365 plays!

MARCH 5th: “Linda” by Diana Burbano will perform at Viva La Muxer.

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For more, check out our PAST PRODUCTIONS PAGE!

365 Women A Year Creating A Ribbon Of Hope

365 Women A Year Creating A Ribbon Of Hope