***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.


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


Valaida Snow – “Little Louis ” (5 pages)/playwright: Michael angel Johnson

Valerie Solanas- “Valerie Solanas at Mattcawan”(20 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage (2014)

Vanessa Bell- “Not Still Life”(9 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice Lichtig  (2014)

Varina “Winnie” Davis- “Winnie & Alfred” (15 pages)/Playwright: Monique Hebert(2017)

Vashti “Esther and Vashti”(84 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage (2017)

Vera Atkins- “The Life That I Live” (10 pages/Playwright:  Libby Mitchell (2018)

Vera Bjelik – “Taman” (78 pages)/Playwright: Marlo Kern

Victoria Woodhull- “Temperence”(11 pages)/Playwright: Gina DeMarco  (2014)

Viena  Francesca Canal – “The Quality of Light” (20 pages)/Playwright: Eva  C. Schegulla (2019)

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit(Nan)-“Purdah” (32 pages)Playwright: J.Lois Diamond (2017)

Viola Davis- “128 Washington” (5 pages)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury (2016)

Viola De Costa- “Mam’zelle Champagne” (4 pages)/ playwright: Kristy Lin Billuni (2019)

Viola Desmond – “Controlled Damage” (19 pages) Playwright: Andrea Scott (2016)

Violet Gibson – “The Shooting Gallery” (30 pages)/Playwright: Kat Meads (2018)

Viola Hyatt – “To Tread Among Serpents”(75 pages)/Playwright: Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos (2014)

Violet Shillito- “Muse of the Violets”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg  (2014)

Violeta Parra- “Patchouli”(20 pages)/Playwright: Camile Le-bert & Claudia Hidalgo (2014)

Violette Leduc – “Sustenance Through Crucifixion” (52 pages)/Playwright: Julie English-Dixon (2016)

Violette Szabo – “The Life That I Live” (10 pages/Playwright:  Libby Mitchell (2018)

Virginia Apgar -“Rockabye Baby” (6 pages)/Susan Shafer (2017)

Virginia Hall- “Daisies Will Bloom”(8 pages)/Playwright: Rachel Handler (2016)

Virginia Waynescot- “Celia: A Case for Murder” (39 pages)/Playwright: Cari A. Hopson (2015)

Virginia Woolf- “Not Still Life”(9 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice Lichtig  (2014)

Virginie Loveling-“The Loveling Sisters”(3 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2018)

Vita Sackville-West- “West”(25 pages)/Playwright: Antonia Wolf (2015)

Vivian Strong- “Vivian’s Song and Dance” (20 pages)/Playwright: Monica Bauer  (2014)

Vivienne Haigh-Wood- “Muse”(10 pages)/Playwright: Erin Murray Quinlan (2016)


Walladah bint al Mustakfi- “Love’s Destiny” (40 pages)/Playwright: Mahasin D. Shamsid-Deen  (2014)

Wang Zhenyi- “On the Explanation of the Lunar Eclipse” (10 pages)/Playwright: Sara Israel (2014)

Weetamoo- “Succotash”(15 pages)/Playwright: Lydia Williams (2017)

Wilhelmina Heintz-  Blood Sisters”(15 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice (2015)

Willa Cather “Duel of Wills” (52 pp)/Playwright: Robert Brophy (2017)

Williamina Stevens Fleming- “Harvard Computers=Elegant Women,”/Playwright: Robert Brophy (2017)

Willie Mae Hall – “Matched” (25 pages)/Playwright: Kat Meads (2018)

Wilma Mankiller- “No Reservation” (10 pages)/Playwright: Trish Ayers  (2014)

Wilma (Wilhelmine) Norman-Neruda– “Rouge Étude or How He Became A Misogynist” (87 pages)/Playwright: DS Magid (2018)

Wilma Rudolph- “Olympic Dreams” (4 pages)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper  (2014)

Wootonekanuske- “Succotash”(15 pages)/Playwright: Lydia Williams (2017)


Yang Huanyi- “Pillow of Tears” (2o pages)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford  (2014)

Yekaterina Dashkova- “The Trouble With Catherine” (60 pages)/Playwright: Nancy Cooper Frank (2015)

Yevdokia Bershanskaya – “Taman” (78 pages)/Playwright: Marlo Kern

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


Zelda Fitzgerald –“Matched” (25 pages)/Playwright: Kat Meads (2018)/Zelda Fitzgerald – “Tender”(99 pages)/Playwright: David John Preece (2019)

Zenobia of Palmyra – Once I Was a Kingdom (12 pp) / Playwright: Gemma Cooper-Novack (2018)

Zhang Xiantu  – Comfort Women” (79 pages)/Playwright: Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen (2018)

Zilpha Keatley Snyder – “Root Down” (7 pages) / Playwright: Allie Costa (2017)

Zilphia Horton- “Paris Purity”(4 pages)/Playwright: Shellen Lubin (2015)

Zitkala Sa- “Prisms”(20 pages)/Playwright: Teresa Stankiewicz  (2014)

Zivia Lubetkin- “Bread and Three Roses” (6 pages)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2018)

Zora Neale Hurston-“Harlem-Ren”/Playwright: Larissa Brewington  (2014)

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya – “Zoya”(8 pages)/Playwright: David Marrs (2017)

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