1700s

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

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. 

1700s

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hannah Ocuish (1774-1786) Playwright: Samantha Hill

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

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

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

Jonatas (1797-1858)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

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

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

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

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

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

Mananowe (1784-1850)/Playwright: Wendy Hamilton

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

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

Martha Washington (1731-1802)/Playwright Donna Latham

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

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

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

Natan (1797-1858)/Playwright: Diana Burbano

Ona Judge (1773-1848)/Playwright Donna Latham

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

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

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

Sookie Hart (1700s)/Playwright: Gyda Arber

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

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

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