1500s-1600s

 

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

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

Women are listed in the century they were BORN. 

1500s

Anne Boleyn (c1501-1536)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Catalina de Erauso (1592-1650)/Playwright: Rita Kniess Barkey

Catherine/Katherine Howard (c1525-1541)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Catherine de Medici (1519-1589)/Playwright: Aspen Mock

Elizabeth Bathory (1560-1614)/Playwright: Anne Flanagan, Genny Yosco

Gracia Mendes Nasi (1510-1569)/Playwright: Danielle Wirsansky

Hwang Jini (1506-1560)/Playwright: Erin Marshall

Jane Grey (1536-1554)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

La Malinche (1501-1529)/Playwright: Connie Bennett

Leonora Dori Galigai (1571-1617)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Louise of Lorraine (1553-1601)/Playwright: Aspen Mock

Margaret Clitherow (1556 – 25 March 1586)/Playwright: Judy Meiksin

Margaret More Roper (1505-1544)/Playwright: Sheila Rinear

Maria Estuardo, Queen of Scots (1542-1587)/Playwright: Denise Despeyroux

Mary Sydney Herbert (1561-1621)/Playwright: Lou Beckett

Mary, Lady Bankes née Hawtry (1598-1666)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Mary Stuart (1542-1587)/ Playwright: KT Parker

Nzinga Mbande (1583-1663)/Playwright: Eugenie Carabatsos

Pocahontas (1595-1617)/Playwright:Pat Cheshire Jennings

Santa Teresa de Jesus (1515-1582))/Playwright: Amaranta Osorio

Shim Saimdang (1504-1551)/Playwright: Lisa A. Wilde

1600s

Anne of Austria (1601-1666)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)/Playwright: Gabriella Oldham

Aphra Behn (1640-1689)/Playwright: Erin Moughon

Arcangela Tarabotti (aka Elana Cassandra Tarabotti and Galerana Baratotti) (1604-1652)/Playwright: DS Magid

Barbara Strozzi (1619-1687)/Playwright: Deborah Magid

Goody Ann Glover (b.?-1688)/Playwright: Aspen Mock

Giulia Tofana (163?-1709)/Playwright:  Eva C. Schegulla

Henrietta Maria (1609-1669)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Ignacia del Espíritu Santo (1663-1748)/Playwright: Marina Castiñeira Ezquerra

Jeanne de Verneville (1600s)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680)/Playwright: Heather Forgie

Louise de La Fayette (1618-1665)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (c. 1623-1673)/Playwright: DS Magid

Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1614-1702)/Playwright: Jessie Salsbury

Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717)/Playwright: Arlene Hutton

Marie de Chevreuse (1600-1679)/Playwright: Carol M. Rice

Mary Read (1685-1721)/Playwright: Joan Kane

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651-1695)/Playwright: Cynthia L. Cooper

Julie D/Aubigny- (1670-1707)/Playwright: Thea Rodgers

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