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.

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

Women are listed in the century they were BORN. 


Abigail Adams (1744-1818)/ Playwright: Stephen Cedars

Adèle Aguié de Broc (d. 1813)/Playwright: Christine Caccipuoti

Adelina Leveque- (1795-1895)/Playwright: Kendra Augustin

Aglaé Auguié (1782 – 1854) Playwright: Lynn Marie Macy

Aimée Dubuc de Rivery (1766-1788)/Playwright: Jen Ferro

Alice Chase(1768-18??)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Ameé LeClerc  (1782 – 1868) Playwright: Lynn Marie Macy

Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783-1810)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras

Ann Lee (1736-1784)/Playwright: Benjamin Peel

Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823)/Playwright:Karen Ackerman

Ann Ford Thicknesse (1737-1824)/Playwright: Peppy Barlow

Anne Bailey (1742-1825)/Playwright: Patricia Middleton

Anne Bonny (1702-1784)/Playwright: Eva Montealegre

Ann Taylor (1700s)/Playwright: Samantha Lierens

Princess Augusta of the United Kingdom (1768-1840)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras

Beth *Real Name Unknown* 1700s)/Playwright: Sara Lyons

Bett Hemmings- (1735-1807)/Playwright: Elsa Rael

Bettie Randolph (unknown ?around 1723?-1783)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Caroline Branham (17??-1830s)/Playwright: Lisa Mammel

Caroline Herschel (1750-1848)/Playwright: Melody Cooper

Caroline Bonaparte Murat (1782-1839)/Playwright: Christine Caccipuoti

Caroline Henrietta Callander Sheridan (1779-1851)/Playwright: KT Parker

Catharine Montour (1710-1790)/Playwright: Judith Pratt

Catherine de Boufflers- (1711-1787)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Catherine the Great (1729-1796)/Playwright: Nancy Cooper Frank

Celia Morgan (c1790-1840)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras
Princess Charlotte of the United Kingdom (1766-1828)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras
Charlotte Corday (1768-1793) / Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Cheng Shih (1775-1844)/Playwright: TD Mitchell

Claire Clairmont (1798-1879)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Cornblossom (1768-1810)/Playwright: Brenda K. White

Deborah Samson Gannett (1760-1827)/Playwright: Jess Eisenberg

Dolley Madison (1768-1849)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Dorothea Dandridge (1755-1831)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855)/Playwright: Jane Sunderland

Eleanor Butler (1739-1829)/Playwright:Karen Ackerman

Dame Eleanor Parks Shelton (1707-1779)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Eliza Monroe (1786 – 1836) Playwright: Lynn Marie Macy

Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770-1840)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras

Elizabeth Louise Vigée-Le Brun (1755-1842)/Playwright: Nancy Cooper Frank

Elizabeth Hemings (1735-1807)/Playwright: Rachael Carnes

Elizabeth Jackson Sands (1735-1806)/Playwright: Sara Lyons

Elizabeth Philpot (1780–1857)/Playwright: Claudia I. Haas

Elizabeth Wythe (1739-1787)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Emilie de Beauharnais (1781 – 1855) Playwright: Lynn Marie Macy

Emilie du Chatelet (1706-1749)/Playwright: Talia Pura

Emma (Hart) Hamilton (1765-1815)/Playwright:Christine Emmert

Emma Willard (1787-1970)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Esther Montour (1710-1790)/Playwright: Judith Pratt

Fiorenza Domenica Canal Bellotto (1700-?)/Playwright: Eva C. Schegulla

Francesca Marina Canal (1703-?)/Playwright: Eva C.  Schegulla

Germaine de Staël (1766-1817)/Playwright: Kristine Greenaway

Hannah Ocuish (1774-1786) Playwright: Samantha Hill

Hester Thrale (1741-1821)/Playwright: Jean Klein

Hortense de Beauharnais Bonaparte (1783-1837)/Playwright: Christine Caccipuoti

Ida Pfeiffer (1797-1858)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Jane Austen (1775-1817)/Playwright: Joanna Alexandra Norland

Jane Todd Crawford (1763-1842)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

JANE TAYLOR (1783 – 1824)/Playwright: Samantha Lierens

Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson (Madame de Pompadour) (1721-1764)/Playwright: Lisa Scott

Jeanne Baret (1740-1807)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1871)/Playwright: Ellen Struve

Jemima Wilkinson (1752-1819)/Playwright: Kelly McBurnette-Andronicos

Jessie Bates (1700s)/Playwright: Paul Antokolsky

Jonatas (1797-1858)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814)/Playwright: Jen Ferro

Juana Azurduy (1780-1862)/Playwright: Laura Derpic

Juana Maria (1776-1835)/Playwright: G.R. Tracy

Julia Clark- (1791-1829)/Playwright:Kathleen Coudle King

Juliette Récamier- (1777-1849)/Playwright: Kristine Greenaway

Queen Ka’ahumanu (1768-1832) /Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Lady Byron (1792-1860)/Playwright: Carolyn Gage

Ladies of Llangollen (1700s)/Playwright:Karen Ackerman

Laskarina Bouboulina (1771-1825)/Playwright: Francesca Peppiatt

Louisa Adams (1775 – 1852)/Playwright: Toni Press-Coffman

Louise, Queen of Prussia (1776-1810)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Lucretia Winthrop Chapman (1788-1841)/Playwright: Robin Rice

Lucy Thurston (1795-1896)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Lydia Sigourney (1791-1865)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Mananowe (1784-1850)/Playwright: Wendy Hamilton

Manuelita Saenz (1797-1856)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Margaret Elphinstone de Flahaut (1788-1867)/Playwright: Christine Caccipuoti

Marie Antoinette (1755-1793)/Playwright: Susan Apker

Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758-1836)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Marie-Angelique Memmie LeBlanc (1712-1775)/Playwright: Kathleen McDonnell

Marie-Anne Lenormand (1772-1843)/Playwright: Rex McGregor

Marie Tussaud (1761-1850)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Marie Villers (1774-1812)/Playwright: Deborah Savadge/Sheilah Rae

Martha “Patsy” Henry (1755-1818)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Martha Washington (1731-1802)/Playwright Donna Latham

Princess Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras

Mary *Real Name Unknown* (1700s)/Playwright: Sara Lyons

Mary Anning (1799-1847)/Playwright: Claudia I. Haas

Mary Katharine Goddard ( 1739 – 1816)/Playwright: Kay Ellen Bullard

Mary Hamilton (1721-1746)/Playwright: Jenna Schlags

Mary Jemison (1743-1833)/Playwright: Teresa Stankiewicz

Mary Young Pickersgill (1776-1857)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Mary Shelley (1797-1851)/Playwright: Natalie Osborne

Mary Wolstronecraft (1759-1797)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Mercy Otis Warren (1728-1814)/Playwright: Stephen Cedars

Nakşidil Sultan (1768-1817)/Playwright: Jen Ferro

Nancy Morgan Hart (1735-1830)/Playwright: Gyda Arber

Natan (1797-1858)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Queen Nyabinghi (b. 1700s)/Playwright: Kim Louise

Olympe de Gouge: (1748-1793) /Playwright: L.D. Goodisman

Ona Judge (1773-1848)/Playwright Donna Latham

Peggy Schuyler (1758 – 1801) / Playwright: Allie Costa

Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784)/Playwright: Paula J Sanders

Phoebe Fraunces (1700s-?)/Playwright: Michelle A. Patrick

Policarpa Salavarietta (1795-1817)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Queen Ka’ahumanu- (1768-1832) Playwright: Carol Polcovar

Queen Keopoulani- (1778-1823) Playwright: Carol Polcovar

Queeney Thrale (Hester Maria Elphinstone)(1764-1857)/Playwright: Jean Klein (2014)

Rosa María Hinojosa de Ballí (1752-1803)/Playwright: Susan Long Haga

Sakakawea (1788-1812)/Playwright: Kathleen Coudle King

Sally Hemings (1773-1835)/Playwright: Jennifer O’Grady

Sara Baartman (1770s to 1815)/Playwright: Robyn Brooks

Sarah Biffen (1784-1850)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Sarah Franklin Bache (1744-1808)/Playwright: Ariel Aliza Sanders and Matt Sanders

Sarah Grimke (1792-1873)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1788-1879)/Playwright: Emily Ball Cicchini

Sarah Shelby McDowell (1700s-1800s)/Playwright: Nancy Gall-Clayton

Sarah Ponsonby(1755-1831)/Playwright:Karen Ackerman

Sarah Shelton Henry (1738-1775)/Playwright Sarah Lawrence

Sarah Mapp (1706 – 1737)/Playwright: Ian Low

Simonne Erard (1700s)/Playwright: Angela J. Davis

Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)/Playwright: Thea Iberall

Sookie Hart (1700s)/Playwright: Gyda Arber

Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (1777-1848)/Playwright: Carolyn Kras

Sophie de Condorcet (1764-1822)/Playwright: Barbara Corrado Pope

Sybil Ludington (1761-1839)/Playwright: Christina Hamlett

Theodosia Burr Alston (1783-1813) /Playwright: LuLu LoLo

Viena Francesca Canal (1708-1778)/Playwright: Eva C. Schegulla

Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797)/Playwright: Sara Israel

Yekaterina Dashkova (1743-1810)/Playwright: Nancy Cooper Frank

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