Produce pieces by women and about women! 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 or want to have a 365 festival or play at your theatre.  Find out more: ABOUT US!

PLAYWRIGHTS: Claims are closed for 2017.  Current playwrights please check out the 2017 Info Page for everything you need to know.  If you have questions please email 365womenayear@gmail.com.  If you are interested in writing with us, claims re-open January 1, 2018! We look forward to writing with you.

2017 plays due: December 31, 2017


Check out a great write up about our recent 365 festival at Florida State University with White Mouse Productions.

Karen Rousso’s SCRUTABLE is a finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award.

Lolly Ward’s piece inspired by Ethel Payne and Alice Dunnigan, called “Black Press in the White House” will be published in the Smith and Kraus “105 Five-Minute Plays” coming out in March.

Jennifer O’Grady’s “FIRST DAY IN TRADE,” about Jackie Onassis and which she wrote for 365, will be published in The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2017, edited by Lawrence Harbison and due out later this year from Smith and Kraus. The play was first produced last year by Rover Dramawerks in its 365 festival.

Erin Moughon’s piece inspired by Aphra Behn “Just Say It Three Times” will be published in the Best Short Plays of 2017 edited by Lawrence Harbison. The original production starred fellow 365 playwright Kendra Augustin as Aphra Behn.

Our wonderful playwrights in Spain have had their pieces published!

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!

For more press check out our Press Page!



NOVEMBER 18th Jennifer O’Grady’s “Charlotte’s Letters” will have a reading Saturday November 18 at 7 PM as part of the NEWvember New Plays Festival, which is being held this year for the first time in Dublin. The play was inspired by Elizabeth and Meta Gaskell, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, and Madame and Louise Heger.

OCTOBER 1st: White Mouse Theatre Productions invites you to the 1st 365 Women A Year Festival at Florida State University! Held on October 1st in the Askew Student Life Cinema, come enjoy a night of 5 ten minute plays about real women throughout history. It’s our goal to help give voice to women whose stories have been lost through time as well as to give a platform to women working in theatre. WHERE: SLC Room 101A-D
WHEN: 10/1/17 at 8 pm TICKETS: Free (Donations welcome) DOORS OPEN: 7:45 pm


SEPTEMBER 18th Plays & Pizza 7:30 pm “Parabola” about Natalia Levi Ginzburg by Shellen Lubin.  At Lucky Jack’s Bar and Lounge. NYC

SEPTEMBER 7-16  In Alabama  by: J. Lois Diamond will be produced as an Equity Showcase as part of  Cosmic Orchid’s The Voire Dire Project at Theater for the New City’s Dream Up Festival September 7-16 This play was inspired by the life of civil rights activist Juliette Hampton Morgan as well as the painting “Puberty” by Avron Soyer. It is directed by Liz Amadio and features Mary Tierney* and Elizabeth Vermilyea 

JUNE 8th-10th Heartbeats by: Danielle Wirsansky is being performed in the Where We Are Now LGBT+ Theatre Festival in Sligo, Ireland

JUNE 17th Million Dollar Wound by: Danielle Wirsansky will have a reading on June 17th at 10 am at St. Andrews Church on the Avenue

JUNE 15th-18th Not a Game for Girls by: Benjamin Peel at Friargate Theatre in York, UK by Off the Rock Productions

JUNE 16-18 Hello Ocean by: J.Lois Diamond will have a production in The Lock Festival at Polaris North.

JUNE  “Pursuing Sylvia Beach” by Deb Caperton Ballard Brought to you by the Left Bank Writers/Players in Paris, France



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


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