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Arcangela Tarabotti (aka Elana Cassandra Tarabotti and Galerana Baratotti) (2 pages)/Playwright: DS Magid (2016)

***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 body of email.

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Abigail Alcott- “Push Boldly Off” (67 pages)/Playwright: Donna Latham (2015)

Adelina Leveque- ”Madame” (8 pages)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin (2015)

Aiyana Stanley-Jones-“Elegy for Aiyana” (38 pages)/Playwright: Alyson Mead (2015)

Agatha Christie- “The Mysterious Affair at the Christies” (10 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady (2016)

Agnes de Mille-“The Dance Maker” (10 pages)/Playwright: Susan Shafer (2015)

Agrippina the Younger- “The Three Deaths of Agrippina”(50 pages)/Playwright: Erin Murray Quinlan (2016)

Akka Mahadevi – “Boundless” (10 pages)/Playwright:  Paula Cizmar (2016)

Ala Gertner- “Letters From Ala” (2 pages)/Playwright: Arlene Hutton (2015)

Alberta Williams King-”(Mama) King Chronicles”(20 pages) Playwright: Rita Anderson (2015)

Alexandra David-Neel- “Adventuress Adventurous”(10 pages)/Playwright: Deborah Magid (2014)

Alexandrine Tinné-”The White Nile” (9 pages)/Playwright: Karin Diann Williams (2015)

Alice Austen- “Alice in Black and White”(5 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice (2014)

Alice Chase-”New Hampshire Yankee” (5 pages)/Playwright: Robin Rice (2015)

Alice Childress- “For Alice”/Playwright: Loy Webb (2014)

Alice Allison Dunnigan- “A Vote for Alice!”/Playwright: Larissa Brewington (2014)

Alice Liddell- “She Was Never Lost”(6 pages)/Playwright: Allie Costa (2015)

Alice Roosevelt Longworth – “Alice: an evening with the tart-tongued daughter of Theodore Roosevelt” (55 pages)/Playwright: Kitty Felde (2016)

Alice Neel- “Painters in Purgatory”(13 pages)/Playwright: Lylanne Musselman (2014)

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

Alice B. Toklas- “Isosceles”/Playwright: Lynne S Brandon (2014)

Alice Woods – Not a Game for Girls (60 pages)Playwright: Benjamin Peel (2016)

Alicia Alonso- “Alicia Dances Giselle” (10 pages)/Playwright: Stephanie Swirsky (2014)

Alla Nazimova- “Hollywood Butterfly” (9 pages)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn (2014)

Alma Mahler-Werfel – “The Alma Problem”(10 pages)/Connie Bennett (2016)

Alma Woodsey Thomas- “faith” (8 pages)/ Playwright: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk (2015)

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

Alva Belmont Vanderbilt- “In Case of Emergency, Strike Glass” (24 pages)/Playwright: Kathleen Coudle-King (2014)

Amanda DeCuis- “AMANDA TRANSCENDING”(13 pages)/Playwright: Connie Bennett (2015)

Amelia Earhart- “Flying Blind”(10 pages)/Playwright: Kathleen Warnock  (2014)

Amma- “El Abrazo de Amma” (14 pages)/Playwright: Yolanda Dorado  (2014)

Amy Elizabeth Thorpe – “Game of War and Love”(20 pages)/Playwright: Laurel Wetzork (2016)

Amy Winehouse- “The 27 Club”/Playwright: Rita Anderson  (2014)

Ana Roque De Duprey ”Ana’s Show & Tell” (6 pages)/Playwright: Karina Richardson (2015)

Ana Garrido- “Yo destapé la Gurtel” (12 pages)/Playwright: Pilar G. Almansa (2016)

Ana Mendieta-”Silueta” (55 pages)/Playwright: Diana Burbano, Chris Shelton and Tom Shelton (2015)

Anais Nin- “Box of Lies”(10 pages)/Playwright: Karin Diann Williams  (2014)

Angela Davis- “Something’s Got to Give”(26 pages)/Playwright: Sandra de Helen  (2014)

Angharad ferch Owain, Queen- “Gwenllian, Part I”(57 pages)/Playwright: Tierra Bonser (2015)

Angustias de la Guerra- “Historiadora”(11 pages)/Playwright: Jennie Webb (2015)

Ani Pachen – “Dreaming in Tibetan” (3  pages)/Melissa Nussbaum Freeman (2016)

Anita Pollitzer- “Georgia Makes a Scene” (10 pages)/Playwright: Susan Shafer (2014)

ANN TAYLOR – “What you are” (29 pages)Playwright: Samantha Lierens (2016)

Ann Ford Thicknesse – “My thing is my own” (18pages)/Playwright :Peppy Barlow (2016)

Anna Akhmatova- “Poor Words of a Poet”(36 pages)/Playwright: Lynda Crawford (2015)

Anna Alcott- “Push Boldly Off” (67 pages)/Playwright: Donna Latham (2015)

Anna Mae Pictou Aquash- “My Aim is True”/Playwright: Lucy Wang  (2014)

Anna Bronte- “The Brontes Begin”(10 pages)/Playwright: N.G. McClernan  (2014)

Anna Mac Clarke- “One Black WAC”(6 pages)/Nancy Gall-Clayton  (2014)

ANNA DALASSENA,  “Anna K. and the Alexiad” (57 pages)  Playwright: Toby Engelberg (2016)

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson- “Anna and the Mountain” (7 pages)/Playwright: Gabrielle Sinclair (2014)

ANNA KOMNENA,  “Anna K. and the Alexiad” (57 pages)  Playwright: Toby Engelberg (2016)

Anna Coleman Ladd- “Unmasked”(19 pages)/Playwright:  Patti Cassidy (2015)

Anna Lively “The Value of a Reasoned Argument” (46 pages)/Playwright: Elliot D Huxtable (2016)

Anna Christina Olson- “The View from Here” (4 pages)/Playwright: Allie Costa  (2014)

Anna Pavlova- “Little Swan a Pas de Deux”(7 pages)/Playwright: Allie Costa  (2014)

Anna Sokolow: “Anna Sokolow: Truth in Motion” (7 pages)/Playwright: Cynthia Chapman (2016)

Anna May Wong- “Scrutable”/Karen Rousso  (2014)

Anne of Austria- “One Night in the Garden”(60 pages)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice  (2014)

Anne Bailey-“As Good As Any” (7 pages)/Playwright: Patricia Middleton (2015)

Anne Bradstreet-“Anne”(19 pages)/Playwright: Gabriella Oldham (2016)

Anne Bonny- “Ride the Wild Wind or Die! Anne Bonny! From the Crow’s Nest!”/Playwright: Eva Montealegre  (2014)

Anne Frank- “In Such Good Company” (4 pages)/Playwright: Rita Anderson  (2014)

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

Anne Lamott – “Shitty First Drafts” (26 pages)/Playwright: Kate M Carey (2016)

Anne Sexton- “The 27 Club”/Playwright: Rita Anderson  (2014)

Anne Sullivan- “Round Two”/Playwright: Julie Riggs  (2014)

Annie Jump Cannon- “Pleiades Rising” (48 pages)/Playwright: Lisa Jayne (2014)

Annie Turnbo Malone- “Annie, You Poor O’ Soul”(17 pages)/Playwright: Asia Nichols (2015)

Antonieta Rivas Mercado- “Antonieta” (38 pages)/Playwright: Verónica Musalem Moreno (2015)

Aphra Behn- “Just Say it Three Times”(21 pages)/Playwright: Erin Moughon (2015)

Arcangela Tarabotti (aka Elana Cassandra Tarabotti and Galerana Baratotti) (2 pages)/Playwright: DS Magid (2016)

Artemisia Gentileschi- “Artemisia & Hildegarde”(60 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage  (2014)

Aspasia of Miletus – “Aspasia 2.0” (17 pages)/Playwright: Raquel Provencio (2016)

Assata Shakur- “She Who Struggles” (20 pages)/Playwright: Renee Rankin  (2014)

Audrey Hepburn – “Best Actress 1962” (10 pages) / Playwright: Allie Costa (2016)

Audrey Munson- “Mad Musings” (76 pages)/Playwright L. A. Green (2016)

Aung San Suu Kyi-“Shattered Isolation” (30 pages)/Playwright: Lani Anderson  (2014)

Ava DuVernay ”Ava” (2 pages)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury (2015)

Ayn Rand “The Value of a Reasoned Argument” (46 pages)/Playwright: Elliot D Huxtable (2016)

B

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

Barbara Newhall Follett- “Anchorless,”(5 pages)/ Playwright: Natalie Osborne (2016)

Barbara Grimes- “But Elvis, We’re Dead”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg  (2014)

Barbara Jordan- “My Mother Says Not to Make Me Pretty” (4 pages)/Playwright:Linda Britt  (2014)

Barbara McClintock- “Maize”(60 pages)/Playwright: Judith Pratt  (2014)

Barbara Strozzi- “Barbara Strozzi ~ Donna Bella”(5 pages)/Playwright: Deborah Magid (2015)

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

Beatrix Potter- “Beatrix in the Shadows” (11 pages)/Playwright: D Lee Miller  (2014)

Begum Hazrat Mahal- ”The Peacock and the Nightingale” (39 pages)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber (2015)

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

Berta Cáceres (Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores) “Berta No Murió, Se Multiplicó” (4 pages)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft (2016)

Berth Von Suttner, (née Countess Kinsky) – “Kinsky” (76 pages)/Playwright: Tee Schneider (2016)

Berthe Morisot- “For Louvre or Manet” (10 pages)/Playwright: Deborah Magid  (2014)

Beryl Mills – “Poise & Place”(10 pages)/Playwright: Ian Low (2016)

Bessie Coleman- “Fly Girl”/Playwright: Renee Lucas Wayne (2014)

Bessie Smith – “Bessie and Clara Sing the Blues” (36 pages)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber (2016)

Bette Davis- “Bette Davis Eyes”/Playwright: Talia Pura (2014)

Bette Hemmings- “Mama Bette” (12 pages)/Playwright: Elsa Rael  (2014)

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

Billie Holiday- “God Bless the Child of Strange Fruit”(50 pages)/Playwright: Julie English-Dixon (2015)

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

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

Boadecia- “Boadecia: Gather the Women”/Playwright: Suzanne Wingrove (2014)

Bonnie Stoll- “Over the Ocean” (30 pages)/Playwright: Lolly Ward (2016)

Bree Newsome- “The Race Box”(5 pages)/Playwright: Connie Bennett (2015)

Bridget, St.- “Saints in Revolt”/Playwright: Coni Ciongoli Koepfinger (2014)

Bridget “Biddy” Mason- “The Open Hand is Blessed” (9 pages)/Playwright: Monique Simpson (2014)

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

Broncia Koller-Pinell- “Nude with Oblong Halo” (11 pages)/Playwright: Rex McGregor (2016)

Buffalo Calf Road- “The Way of Things”(10 pages)/Playwright: Earl T. Roske (2014)

Buffy Sainte Marie- “Breed Superstition” (15 pages)/Playwright:Catherine Frid (2014)

Butterfly McQueen- “Hollywood Butterfly”(10-15 pages)/Playwright: Barbara Kahn (2014)

C

C.J. Walker- “I Promoted Myself” (9 pages)/Playwright: A’Lelia Bundles (2014)

Camille Tarzia Holloway- “In Passing” (11 pages)/Playwright: Lisa Nicoll (2014)

Candace Lyle Hogan- “Over the Ocean” (30 pages)/Playwright: Lolly Ward (2016)

Carlett Angianlee Brown/”Carlett’s Just Carlett”/(10 pages) /Playwright: Kat Mustatea (2016)

Carlota O’Neill- “Un Mar De Papel” (14 pages)/Playwright: Inmaculada Alvear (2014)

Carlotta Monti- “Juggling with Mr. Fields” (75 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady (2016)

Carmen Miranda- “Latino” (60 pages)/Playwright: Camila Le-Bert (2014)

Caroline Branham- “Bloodletting” (10 pages)/Playwright: Lisa Mammel (2014)

Caroline Herschel- “Absolute Magnitude”(60 pages)/Playwright: Melody Cooper (2014)

Caroline Norton-“Bread Watered With Tears” (2 pages)/ Playwright: KT Parker (2016)

Caroline Henrietta Callander Sheridan-“Bread Watered With Tears” (2 pages)/ Playwright: KT Parker (2016)

Carrie (Carry) Nation- “Carry On” (10 pages)/Playwright: Trish Ayers (2014)

Caster Semenya- “Caster” (10 pages)/Playwright: Kat Mustatea (2014)

Catalina de Erauso- “Swordplay” (10 pages)/Playwright: Rita Kniess Barkey (2014)

Catharine Danenhold Melcher- “First Woman of Industry”(10 pages)/Playwright: Nancy  Gall-Clayton (2014)

Catharine Montour- “Queen Catharine” (16 pages)/Playwright: Judith Pratt (2014)

Cathay Williams- “Sound Off”/Playwright: Amina McIntrye (2014)

Catherine the Great “An Untimely Likeness”(10 pages)/Playwright: Nancy Cooper Frank (2016)

Catherine de Boufflers- “Emilie and Voltaire” (48 pages)/Playwright: Talia Pura (2014)

Catherine de Medici- “Une Belle Fleur”(36 pages)/Playwright: Aspen Mock (2015)

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

Cecilia, St.- “The Patron Saint of Music” (30 pg,musical)/Playwright: Ash Sanborn (2014)

Cecilia Payne-“Pleiades Rising” (50 pages)- Playwright: Lisa Jayne (2014)

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

Celia Cruz- “Celia Buys a Dress”(5 pages)/Playwright: Yani Perez (2015)

Charley Parkhurst – “A Multitude of Secrets for Mr. Charley Parkhurst” (16 pages)/Playwright: Jayne B. Stearns (2016)

Charlotte Bronte- “The Brontes Begin” (10 pages)/Playwright: N.G. McClernan (2014) AND “Charlotte’s Letters” (95 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady (2016)

Charlotte Cushman- “Oh, To Be Lesbians in the 19th Century”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2014)

Charlotte Forten Grimke- “Trouble the Water” (40 pages)/Playwright: Katherine Brokaw (2014)

Cheng Shih- “Madame Red” (27 pages)/Playwright: TD Mitchell (2015)

Christina The Astonishing-“The Astonishing and The Lily”(7 pages)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin (2015)

Christiana Figueres- “La Lucha Sin FIn”(10 pages)/Playwright: Nancy Hopps (2016)

Christine McKoy “Incredible Darlings” (7 pages)/Playwright: Asia Nichols (2016)

 

Christine de Pizan- ”The Visions of Christine” (49 pages)/Playwright: Kirsten Brandt (2015)

Clara Barton- “This Lady Doesn’t Stop”(25 pages)/Playwright: Cindy Cooper (2015)

Clara Compoamor- “Cinco Tardes Junto a Clara Campoamor” (9 pages)/Playwright: Juana Escabias (2015)

Clara Joseph-”Pre-War” (8 pages)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady (2015)

Clara Schumann- “Le Grand Silence”(10 pages)/Playwright: Lily Meyer (2015)

Clara Smith – “Bessie and Clara Sing the Blues” (36 pages)/Playwright: Julie Lyn Barber (2016)

Claribel Cone- “The Adventures of Etta and Claribel”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2014)

Claudette Osborne-Tyo – “See the Sign” (4 pages)/Playwright: Trish Ayers (2016)

Cleopatra- “Office 62-B” (16 pages)/Playwright: Claire Willett (2014)

Condaleeza Rice- “Condi on Ice” (10 pages,Musical)/Playwright: Libby Emmons (2014)

Connie St Louis “The Trouble With Girls” (4 pages)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft (2016)

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

Corita Kent- “faith” (8 pages) / Playwright: Amy Gijsbers van Wijk (2015)

Cornblossom- “The River Runs Red”(12 pages)/Playwright: Brenda White (2014)

Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby- “The Parmachene Belle”(45 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage (2014)

Countess Markiewics- “The Countess and the Lesbians”(40 pages)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage (2014)

D

Daisy Bates- “Rock” (25 pages) /Playwright: Larissa Brewington (2014)

Deborah Samson Gannett- “White and Male”/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg (2014)

Deborah “Debbie” Harry/ “Once Had A Love” (10 pages)/ Playwright: KT Parker (2016)

Deborah Lacks- “HeLa” (25 pages)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury (2014)

Devorah-“Devorah, or Belief” (24 pages)/Playwright: Deborah Magid (2015)

Diana Nyad – “Over the Ocean” (30 pages)/Playwright: Lolly Ward (2016)

Diane Warren-  “The Warren Piece or Derek Waters Please Don’t Sue Me” ( 6 pages)/Playwright: Erin Moughon (2016)

Dini Von Mueffling- “Marvel(ous) Monica” (23 pages)/Playwright: Sarah Tuft (2015)

Dolores Huerta- “Good Grapes” (20 pages)/Playwright: Jennie Webb (2014)

Dolores Ibarurri- “A Lucid Dream” (51 pages)/Playwright: Begonya Plaza (2014)

Doña Maria Gertrudis “La Tules” Barceló – “The Hall of Final Ruin”(107 pages)/Playwright: Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos (2015)

Doña Paula Hernandez- “La Dona of Santa Cruz” (9 pages)/Playwright: Melissa Nussbaum Freeman (2014)

Dorothy Dandridge-  “CASTING CARMEN” (11 pages) Playwright: Laurel A. Lockhart (2016)

Dorothy Lamour- “Scrutable” (12 pages)/Playwright: Karen Rousso (2014)

Dowager Ci’an, Empress- “Try Not to Get Assassinated” (11 pages)/Playwright: Joy Tomasko (2014)

Dowager Cixi, Empress- “Try Not to Get Assassinated” (11 pages)/Playwright: Joy Tomasko (2014)

Dymphna (Saint)-“The Astonishing and The Lily”(7 pages)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin (2015)

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