***Our plays are loosely based on their historical counterparts.***

If you would like more information specifically about producing one of our plays, please email 365womenayear@gmail.com with the historical woman and the playwright in the subject line or the body of the email.


Queen Aliquippa- “Final Bow”(3 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer Schaupp (2019)

Queen Ka’ahumanu- “KAPU”(8 pages) Playwright: Carol Polcovar (2015)

Queen Keopoulani- “KAPU” (8 pages) Playwright: Carol Polcovar (2015)

Queeney Thrale (Hester Maria Elphinstone)- “Morton’s Fork” (18 pages)/Playwright: Jean Klein (2014)


Rachel (biblical) “Waiting” (63 pages)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin (2016)

Rachel Carson  “Rachel Carson and the Devil” (30 pages)/Playwright: Pat Montley (2017)

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt- “Single and Active” (22 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Sheilah Rae (2014)

Remedios Varo- “Remedios Varo: La Alquimista/ Remedios Varo: The Alquimist” (40-50 pages)/Playwright: Estela Garcia (2014)

Rani Lakshmibai- “What Would You Do” (5 pages)/Playwright: Lauren Ferebee (2014)

Reba Whittle- “Monkeys in a Zoo” (9 pages)/ Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky (2016)

Rebecca Ord Peshine-  “Historiadora”(11 pages)/Playwright: Jennie Webb (2015)

Reese Witherspoon-“Angry Woman’s Audible Book Club”(5 pages)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury (2018)

Réjane – O RÉJANE (70pgs)/Playwright: ILANA TURNER (2016)

Renee Falconetti-“Restoration” (10 pages)/Playwright: Mark Rosati (2017)

Renee Vivien- “Muse of the Violets”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2014)

Reyhanah Jabbarti- “Give me to the Wind to Take Away” (7 pages)/Playwright: Michael Tooher (2015)

Rhanult ferch Gruffudd , Princess- “Gwenllian, Part I”(57 pages)/Playwright: Tierra Bonser (2015)

Richardis von Stade – “Feather on the Breath” (8 pages)/Playwright: Connie Bennett (2018)

Rita Hayworth- “Half-Lives on Highway One” (20 pages)/Playwright: Evelyn Jean Pine (2014)/Rita Hayworth – “La chica del guante” (11 páginas) / Dramaturga: Verónica Mey (2018)

Rita Levi-Montalcini- “Lady of the Cells” (17 pages)/ Playwright:J.Lois Diamond (2018)

Roberta Evelyn Martin- REUNIÓN DE AMIGAS”(25 pages)/Playwright: Marina Castiñeira Ezquerra (2015)

Roger Arliner Young- “Under the Microscope”(10 pages)/Playwright: Ellen Struve (2017)

Rosa Parks- “We Did it For You”(34 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Thea Iberall (2014)

Rosalind Franklin- “A Fine Year for Mushrooms” (60 pages)/Playwright: Elizabeth Orndorff (2014) AND “Burn Out” (5 pages)/Playwright: Naomi Elster (2016)

Rosario Dawson- “Lupe’s America” (8 pages)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2016)

Rosa María Hinojosa de Ballí- “La Patrona” (16 pages)/Playwright: Susan Long Haga (2015)

Rose Alexander- “Madame Doll”(13 pages)/Playwright: K.A. Brokaw (2015)

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy – “Rosemary” (125 pages)/Playwright: James O’Connor (2018)

Rosalie Loveling – “The Loveling Sisters” (3 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2018)

Rose Schneiderman- “In Case of Emergency, Strike Glass” (25 pages)/Playwright: Kathleen Coudle King (2014)/Rose Schneiderman- “Bread and Three Roses” (6 pages)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2018)

Rosemary Kennedy – “Rosemary” (125 pages)/Playwright: James O’Connor (2018)

Rosetta LeNoire “Rosetta LeNoire: Working the Mission” (12 pages)/Playwright Jean Hartley Sidden (2016)

Rowena Jelliffe- “Harlem-Ren”/Playwright: Larissa Brewington  (2014)

Ruby Dee “Rosetta LeNoire: Working the Mission” (12 pages)/Playwright Jean Hartley Sidden (2016)

Ruth Batson–“Rap Race” (8 pages)/Playwright: Nancy Brewka-Clark (2018)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg- “Good Year Pay Fair ”(10 pages)/Playwright: Jessica Feder-Birnbaum (2018)

Ruth Gordon – “The Story of Ruth”(134pages)/Playwright: David John Preece (2019)

Ruth Hurmence Green – “End Papers” (50 pages)/Playwright: Jo Brisbane (2017)

Ruth Handler-“Barbie’s Mom”/(10 pages)/Playwright: Ellen Davis Sullivan (2015)/Ruth Handler “Hey, Doll. Wanna Play?/(10 pages)/Playwright: Susan Shafer (2018)/Ruth Handler “The Trials of Ruth Handler” (13 pages)/Playwright: Jonathan Alexandratos (2018)

Ruth Harriet Louise- “Never Closer Than Three Feet/” (10 pages)/Lee Richard Lawing (2019)

Ruth Stone-“Having Lived, It Matters” (5 Pages)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman (2018)


Sadie Alexander- “Trailblazing Sadie”/Playwright: Larissa Brewington  (2014)

Safo- “Safo de Lesbos” (31 pages)/Playwright: Diana Cristobal Herrero  (2014)

Saint Monica-  “Guidance from Saint Monica or We’re Really Sorry About This Play”(11 pages)/Playwright: Erin Moughon (2016)

Shajar- al-Durr- “Becoming Sultana” (1W, 1 page)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2018)

Sakakawea- “Judith and Janey” (12 pages)/Playwright: Kathleen Coudle King  (2014)

Sala Garncarz- “Sala’s Reply To The Violence”(2 pages)/Playwright: Arlene Hutton (2015)

Salomé*  – “MARY – A MUSICAL” (79 pages)/Playwright: Gayla D. Morgan and Jean Mornard (2016)

Salomé Ureña Henríquez-“Ruinas”(5 pages)/Playwright: María Lourdes Vega Alonso (2017)

Sally Hemings- “Mending His Shirt”(12 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady  (2014)

Sally Ride – “Sally’s Lost Weekend” (42 pages)/Playwright: Ashley Lara (2017)

Samantha Power- “Purloined Papers” (14 pp.)/ Playwright: Glenda Frank (2017)
Sameera Moussa- “Half-Lives on Highway One” (60 pages)/Playwright: Evelyn Jean Pine (2014)

Sampat Pal Devi- “The Gulabi Gang”/Playwright: Lynn Marie Macy  (2014)

Sandra Day O’Connor- “We Did it For You”(34 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Thea Iberall  (2014)

Santa Teresa de Jesus- “Cera en los ojos” (wax in her eyes) (12 pages)/Playwright: Amaranta Osorio (2016)

Sara Bareilles – “Heartsong” (7 pages) / Playwright: Allie Costa (2017)

Sara Baartman -“Re -remembering – Sara Baartman” (8 pages)/Playwright:  robyn brooks (2018)

Sarah Biffen – “Boundless” (21 pages)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett (2019)

Sarah Emma Edmonds–“The Secret War of Emma Edmonds” (92 pages) Playwright: Bonnie Milne Gardner (2019)

Sarah Franklin Bache- “Sarah Franklin for President!” (7 pages)/Playwright: Ariel Aliza Sanders and Matt Sanders (2017)

Sarah Forbes Bonetta- ”An Introduction” (7 pages)/Playwright: Joslyn Housley McLaughlin (2015)

Sarah Forten: Sarah’s Poem (ten pages)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee (2016)

Sarah Grimke- “We Did it For You”(34 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Thea Iberall  (2014)/Sarah Grimke/ “The Grimke Sisters Lead the Way” (12 pages)/Playwright: Grace W. Ellis (2019)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale- “The Good Ladies Book” (65 pages)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini (2015)

Sarah Shelton Henry “Liberty” (96 pages)/Playwright: Sarah Lawrence (2018)

Sarah Orne Jewett- “Deep Haven”/Playwright: Carolyn Gage  (2014)

Sarah Kane- “Kane” (13 pages)/Playwright: Yani Perez  (2014)

Sarah Mapp-“The Marvellous Manipulations Of Mrs Mapp”(10 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2019)

Sarah Shelby McDowell- “The Anesthetic was Psalms” (10 pages)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton (2014)

Sarah More- “Knowing Women” (66 pages)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan (2019)

Sarah Ponsonby- “Alone, Alone, Oh” (57 pages)/Playwright: Karen Ackerman (2017)

Sarah Recktor “Marry or Bury” (7 pages)/Playwright: Asia Nichols (2016)

Sarah Parker Remond–“Figures of Speech” (14 pages)/Playwright: Charissa Menefee (2017)

Sarah Lockwood Winchester “Fair Game”(88 pages)/Playwright: Andrea Markowitz (2018)

Sarah Winnemucca- ”The Wondrous Life of Chief Sarah Winnemucca” (26 pages)/Playwright: Dorothy Velasco (2015)

Sarojini Naidu- ”The Peacock and the Nightingale” (39 pages)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber (2015)

Sasha Montenegro- “Squeezing Papayas”(10 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice (2014)

Selma Hortense Burke-“Face On The Dime” (52 pages)/Playwright:Christine Hodak (2015)

Sharon Jones-“I Feel Good!” (2 page monologue)Playwright:J.Lois Diamond (2017)

Shellen Lubin “Mother/Child”(​27pages)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin (2017)

Shim Saingden- “A Mother’s Love” (8 pages)/Playwright: Lisa A Wilde  (2014)

Shirley Temple Black- “Living Memory or Three Shirleys”(11 pages)/Playwright: Erin Moughon (2015)

Shirley Chrisholm- “Chrisholm Trail” (11 pages)/Playwright: Olga Humphrey (2014)

Shirley Jackson-“Never Forget” (8 pages)/Playwright: Donna Hoke (2015)

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette- “Colette”(42 pages)/Playwright: Sally Lambert (Contact:Cheryl King)  (2014)

Sigridur Tomasdottir- “The Legend of Sigridur Tomasdottir” (9 pages) Natalie Osborne (2017)

Simin Behbahani-“Growl”(19 pages)Playwright:J.Lois Diamond (2016)

Simone DeBeauvoir- “Simone at Home” (26 pages)/Playwright: Rita Anderson  (2014)

Simone Segouin – “A Season Of Resistance” (10 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2016)

Simone Weil “My World War Too” (75 pages or 95 pages)/Playwright: Susan Hansell (2017)

Simonne Erard “Charlotte” (17 pages) / Playwright: Angela J. Davis (2017)

Soeur Leonide – “Mata H.” (27 pages / Playwright: Angela J. Davis (2018)

Sojourner Truth- “We Did it For You”(34 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Thea Iberall  (2014)

Sonia Gandhi- Playwright: Kat Ramsburg  (2014)

Sonia Henie- “How She Played the Game”/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper (2014)

Sonia Sotomayor- “Truth and Justice on an Elevator” (11 pages)/Playwright: Erin Moughon-Smith  (2014)

Sookie Hart- “The Tale of Nancy Hart” (6 pages)/Playwright: Gyda Arber (2015)

Sophia of the United Kingdom (Princess) “The Subject” (84 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras (2017)

Sophia Jex-Blake- “The Seven Virtues of Edinburgh” (3 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2017)

Sophia Peabody Hawthorne-“The Marble Muse” (109 pages)/Playwright: Diane Baia Hale (2017)

Sophia Tolstoy- “Anna Karennina Lives!” (56 pages)/Playwright: Germaine Shames (2015)

Sophie Mumford- “Knowing Women” (66 pages)/Playwright: Suzanne Logan (2019)

Sophie Scholl- “White Rose: Another Kind of Fairytale”(15 pages)/Playwright: Lisa Jayne (2016)

Sophie Taeuber-Arp – “Dada Head” (24 pages)/Playwright: Ellen Davis Sullivan (2016)

Sophie Thomas- “When Women Cry Bloody Murder” (7 pages)/Playwright: Sheree Bradford-Lea (2015)

Sophilline Cheam Shapiro- “Coming to America – Transformations” (2 pages)/Playwright: Stephanie Satie (2017)

Soraya Mire- Playwright: Rhea MacCallum  (2014)

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz- “Sor Juana” (20 pages)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper  (2014)

Stella Adler- “After the Thin Man” (17 pages)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin  (2014)

Stella Stray- “The Dance Maker” (10 pages)/Playwright: Susan Shafer (2015)

Susan B Anthony- “Social Movements and Lesser Wars”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg  (2014)

Susan Huntington Dickinson-“Tell it Slant” (21 pgs)/playwright Marilyn Clarke (2016)/Susan Dickinson “The Women of Amherst” (109 pages) Playwright Tom Noe (2018)

Susan Glaspell (Cook). “Little Bear” (14 pp.)/ Playwright: Glenda
Frank (2017

Susan Travers- “The Infinity of Delight” (11 pages)/ Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky (2016)

Susanna Madora Salter-“The Tragic Tale of Silas McKee or The True Story of Susanna Salter” (19 pages)/Playwright: Patricia Middleton (2015)

Susannah Way Dodds – “Unlikely Weapons” (27 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice (2017)

Susie King Taylor- “Imagine Freedom” (11 pages)/Playwright: Vickie L. Williams  (2014)

Susie McDonald “Winning” (10 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady (2019)

Suzanne Somers – “SNOW JOB”/13 pages/Playwright: Lucy Wang (2017)

Suzanne Valadon- “Colors of Her Heart” (3 songs)/Playwright: June Rachelson-Ospa  (2014)/Suzanne Valadon/Lucy Valor/Chavanne/Degas/Renoir/Toulouse-Lautrec/Utrillo/Playwright: Devon Greene (2018)

Suzi Gablik (1934- )/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Sweet Emma Barrett- “Burning up the Ivories”(40 pages)/Playwright: Charlene A. Donaghy (2016)

Sybil Ludington – “Racing Into History” (22 pages)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett (2019)

Sylvia Gassell- “After the Thin Man”(17 pages)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin  (2014)

Sylvia Beach- “Pursuing Sylvia Beach” (16 pages)/Playwright: Deb Caperton Ballard  (2014)

Sylvia Plath- “Dying is an Art” (9 pages)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin  (2014)/Sylvia Plath- “The American Poetess of 23 Fitzroy Road”( 58 pages)/Playwright: David John Preece (2018)

Sylvia Beach Whitman- “Pursuing Sylvia Beach” (16 pages)/Playwright: Deb Caperton Ballard  (2014)

Sylvie Le Bon- “Sylvie and Castor”(40 pages)/Playwright: Tara Goldstein (2016)


Tahirih-   “Poet, Forerunner of Women’s Rights, Martyr,” (60 pages) Playwright: Carolyn Nur Wistrand (2017)

Talullah Bankhead- “Mad Lady Peel: The Funniest Woman in the World” (46 pages)/Playwright Kirsten Van Ritzen (2017)

Tatiana Romanova “The Czar’s Daughters” (15 pages)/Playwright: Angela J. Davis (2017)

Taylor Swift – “SNOW JOB”/13 pages/Playwright: Lucy Wang (2017)

Tennessee Claflin- “Tennesse Claflin Conquers the Commodore”(10 pages)/Playwright: Geralyn Horton  (2014)

St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) “Trilogy”(16 pages)/Playwright: Gloria Schramm (2018)

Tess Ashplund “Over Water Under Fire” (7 Pages) / Playwright: Jessie Salsbury (2017)

Tharon Musser- “Cornelia Street”(10 pages)/Playwright: Shan Ayers  (2014)

Theano of Crotona- “Chasing Phi” (53 pages)/Playwright:Erica Feick (2015)

Theda Bara- “Vamping”(4 pages)/Playwright: Diana Burbano (2015)

Theodate Pope Riddle “Resolute” (4 pages)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett (2019)

Theodora: “The Empress Theodora”(80 pages)/ Playwright: L.D. Goodisman (2019)

Theodosia Burr Alston “From Shore To Shore” (4 pages) /Playwright: LuLu LoLo (2018)

Theresa Dyer AKA “Minnie Myrtle Miller” – “The Californian”(112 pages)/Playwright: Brianna Barrett (2018)

Tien Fu Wu- “Unbinding Our Lives”(15 pages)/Playwright: Geralyn “G.L.” Horton (2015)

Tilda Swinton-  “The International Vampirical Society: 431”(12 pages)/Playwright: Gina DeMarco Scanlon  (2015)

Tina Mion – “La Posada”(95 pages)/Playwright: Micki Shelton (2018)

Tomoe Gozen- “Warrior Stories” (10-15 pages)/Playwright: D.L.Siegel  (2014)

Toni Stone- “Girl of Summer” (6 pages)/Playwright: Andrea Lepcio  (2014)

Truus Oversteegen-“I shoot better than you” (20 pages)/Playwright: Mora V. Harris (2017)

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